The Monterey Peninsula Airport District was created in 1941 and is not incorporated into the city or the county, nor is it a public utility. Since its creation the Airport has evolved to continually meet the needs of its users. In doing this, the airport, has seen such dignitaries as Pope John Paul II, John F. Kennedy, and many other stars and celebrities. It has distinguished itself as an outstanding contributor to the local community and the National Transportation Plan. Monterey Airport remains dedicated to providing a solid platform for its local community and the nation as a whole.
The Airport District includes portions of Monterey, Pacific Grove, Del Monte Forest, Pebble Beach, Carmel-by-the-Sea, greater Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Seaside, Sand City, the Monterey-Salinas Highway to Laureles Grade, and the west end of Carmel Valley.
Monterey Airport (MRY) a 498 acre is a "Non-Hub" airport. Four airlines serve Monterey. Alaska Airlines, American, Allegiant and United Airlines.
MRY has two parallel runways, a Federal Air Traffic Control Tower and a precision instrument approach to runway 28L and 10R. The Monterey Airport has based aircraft, 211 hangars and tiedowns, and 55 business tenants. The primary instrument runway (IFR) is 7,616 in length. The smaller general aviation runway is 3,500 in length.
Opens 4:00 AM until arrival of last flight, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.