About Monterey Regional Airport
The Monterey Peninsula Airport District was created in 1936 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 is a 498 acre facility, serving as a "Medium Non-Hub" airport. Airlines serving Monterey include American Eagle, Allegiant Air, United Airlines and US Airways.
Monterey has two parallel runways, and a Federal Air Traffic Control Tower. Monterey Airport has 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 runway (IFR) is 7,000 in length. The VFR is 3,500 in length.