Private Jet Airports

Airports for Private Flights in the San Francisco Bay Area

Chartering a private flight allows you to travel on your own schedule, with the ability to depart from or arrive at any airport in the San Francisco Bay area, San Francisco International (SFO), Oakland International (OAK), Hayward Executive (HWD), or Buchanan Field (CCR).

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Between all of the corporations headquartered in Silicon Valley, there are several options available for charter flights in every corner of the Bay; which airport you use will be determined based on the size of the aircraft you’re chartering, and your preferred destination.

If you’re in town to visit and explore the Vineyards, we can arrange flights to airports in Napa & Sonoma County. Catching a 49’ers game at Levi’s Stadium? We can arrange for your private jet to touchdown at San Jose international or Reid-Hillview Airport in Santa Clara County, CA.

Contact us or give us a call with any questions you have about the airports available for private charter flights in the SF Bay Area.

Where do private jets land in San Francisco, CA?

Most business jets prefer using Oakland International or San Jose International due to reduced landing & operational fees compared to SFO. Other airports that are popular with private jets include Hayward Executive, Buchanan Field, and Livermore Municipal.

(KSFO, SFO) San Francisco International Airport – San Francisco, CA

San Francisco International Airport (IATA: SFO, ICAO: KSFO, FAA LID: SFO) – located 13 miles S of Downtown. The city’s main airport is open 24 hours and suitable for private flights with 4 runways capable of handling private jets. However, air taxi & general aviation accounts for only around 10% of all traffic at SFO. Corporate and luxury passengers can bypass the main terminals via the Signature Flight FBO, a private terminal located on the north side of the airport on N Access Rd just south of the Coast Guard Station.

(KOAK, OAK) Oakland International Airport – Oakland, CA

Oakland International Airport (IATA: OAK, ICAO: KOAK, FAA LID: OAK) – located 10 miles S of Oakland and 20 miles ESE of San Francisco on the opposite side of the Bay. Oakland’s Airport is a preferred option for business jets, with 3 runways to handle any size aircraft and another to handle light aircraft, as well as 2 FBO providers located on the north side of the airport along Earhart Road.

(KSJC, SJC) San Jose International Airport – San Jose, CA

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (IATA: SJC, ICAO: KSJC, FAA LID: SJC) – located three miles NW of Downtown San Jose near U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880, and State Route 87, and 33 miles SE of San Francisco on the south side of the Bay. Private planes and business jets are based on the west side of the airport off Coleman Avenue, with two private FBO terminals available to handle private

Additional Airports for Private Flights in the Bay Area

The following airports serve enough aircraft traffic to have an air traffic control tower on-site, and are assigned Class D airspace. Private jets can utilize any airport equipped with a runway measuring 5,000 feet or longer; for airports with shorter runways, clients can charter a piston or turboprop aircraft for their flight.

(KPAO, PAO) Palo Alto Airport – Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, CA

(KCCR, CCR) Concord/Buchanan Field Airport – Concord, Contra Costa County, CA

(KHWD, HWD) Hayward Executive Airport – Hayward, Alameda County, CA

(KLVK, LVK) Livermore Municipal Airport – Livermore, Alameda County, CA

(KAPC, APC) Napa County Airport – Napa, Napa County, CA

(KRHV, RHV) Reid-Hillview Airport – San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA

(KSQL, SQL) San Carlos Airport – San Carlos, San Mateo County, CA

(KSTS, STS) Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport – Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CA

(KSCK, SCK) Stockton Metropolitan Airport – Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA

Other General Aviation Airports in the Bay Area

(KDVO, DVO) Gnoss Field – Novato, Marin County, CA
Runway: 3,300 feet

(KHAF, HAF) Half Moon Bay Airport – Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County, CA
Runway: 5,000 feet
FBO: Yes

(KHES, HES) Healdsburg Municipal – Healdsburg, Sonoma County, CA
Runway: 2,652 feet

(KCVH, CVH) Hollister Municipal – Hollister, San Benito County, CA
Runway: 6,350 feet

(KVCB, VCB) Nut Tree Airport – Vacaville, Solano County, CA
Runway: 4,700 feet

(KWVI, WVI) Watsonville Municipal – Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, CA
Runway: 4,501 feet

(2O3) Angwin-Parrett Field – Angwin, Napa County, CA
Runway: 3,217 feet

(C83) Byron Airport – Byron, Contra Costa County, CA
Runway: 4,500 feet
FBO: 1 available

(O60) Cloverdale Municipal – Cloverdale, Sonoma County, CA
Runway: 2,909 feet

(O69) Petaluma Municipal – Petaluma, Sonoma County, CA
Runway: 3,602 feet

(O88) Rio Vista Municipal – Rio Vista, Solano County, CA
Runway: 4,200 feet

(0Q9) Sonoma Skypark – Sonoma, Sonoma County, CA
Runway: 2,480 feet

(0Q3) Sonoma Valley Airport – Sonoma, Sonoma County, CA
Runway: 2,700 feet

(E16) San Martin Airport – San Martin, Santa Clara County, CA
Runway: 3,100 feet

(CA35) San Rafael Airport – San Rafael, Marin County, CA
Runway: 2,700 feet

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