Tuesday, July 29, 2014



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.

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Free Parking Short and long-term parking is available in front of the passenger terminal building. There is no charge for airport parking. Passenger vehicles can be left a maximum of 14-days without obtaining prior permission from the airport manager. Longer stays can be arranged by contacting the airport administration at (805) 922-1726 or by filling out the long term parking form. In the event of aviation security issues parking locations may change without prior notice. Vehicles parked in violation of the parking regulation or aviation security measures will be ticketed, towed, and impounded at the owner's expense.