Welcome to The Santa Maria Public Airport

Located in the heart of the California Central Coast, Santa Maria Airport (SMX) serves areas as far north as the wine country of Paso Robles and south to the historic beauty of Santa Barbara. The Airport offers a convenient and hassle-free experience. Boarding time and security checks are quick, simple, and efficient. Residents and visitors have the choice of two commercial airlines with flights to Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Parking is always free and just a few steps away.

Enjoy the ease of flying to and from the California Central Coast with direct and connecting flights across the country. The airport also serves the general aviation and corporate communities with the Radisson hotel situated on the airfield. SMX is dedicated to make recreational or business aviation a pleasant and safe environment. We look forward to your visit.

Recent News

Vintage aircraft large and small soared above the crowd gathered at the Santa Maria Public Airport as the two-day Thunder Over the Valley air show wrapped up Sunday afternoon. Aircraft aficionados mingled with just plain curious individuals and families who gathered to check out biplanes, stunt aircraft, trainers from World War II and others that […]

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Free Parking FREE PARKING IS AVAILABLE FOR EITHER SHORT OR LONG TERM in front of the passenger terminal building. There is no charge for airport parking.