Carlsbad, Southern California

Served by McClellan–Palomar Airport (CLD)

McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad is a gateway to and from San Diego’s North County. It serves the general aviation community, and in 2015 built a brand new commercial airline terminal. Say Goodbye to long lines, expesive parking, and traffic on the I-5 when flying from Carlsbad, and say hello to fast convienient service with Cal Jet Elite. 

Some of the finest beaches in San Diego County are close to the airport and offer surfers, swimmers and sun worshipers balmy weather and beautiful ocean waters most of the year. Oceanside Harbor, with its shops, yachts and fishing boats, is a pleasant place to spend time. Legoland is two miles west of the airport.

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Airport/Terminal Information

McClellan–Palomar Airport is a public airport three miles southeast of Carlsbad in San Diego County, California, Located at 2198 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92011. 

The Cal Jet Elite ticket counter at CLD is located in the main commercial terminal. Ticket counters will open 2 hours prior to departure, and close 30 minutes prior to departure.  The airport offers short and long term parking for $5 per day, located directly across the street from the main terminal. For more information on parking and directions, Click Here.

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Carlsbad is a seaside resort city occupying a 7-mile (11 km) stretch of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, California. The city is 87 miles (140 km) south of Los Angeles and 35 miles (56 km) north of downtown San Diego and is part of the San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area.  Referred to as "The Village by the Sea" by locals, Carlsbad is a tourist destination

What To Do In Carlsbad

What To Do In Carlsbad

The town’s dramatic beauty is complemented by a distinct variety of year-round signature events, as well as boundless ocean experiences along seven miles of golden coast, beautiful flower gardens, and a range of accommodations, world-class shopping experiences, local breweries, golf, and spa and wellness centers.

The Village by the Sea

The Village by the Sea

There is a good reason why Carlsbad, California, is called "The Village by the Sea." This small, affluent community has the charm of an old European city and the atmosphere of a typical Californian coastal resort community. With seven miles of fine white sandy beaches and the perfect climate, the city is a popular weekend destination and a great place to live.

The cliffs here are relatively low and in most places the historic Coast Highway 101 passes right next to the shore, offering an unobstructed view of the sea and open access to the beach. Well-designed walkways, attractive sea walls and a host of facilities make the beaches in Carlsbad as pleasing to the eye as they are accommodating to visitors.



Carlsbad is about half way between San Diego and Los Angeles and home to many major attractions in southern California including LEGOLAND® California Resort, SEA LIFE Aquarium®, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa and more!

Home to one of the largest one-day festivals in the nation, Carlsbad Village Street Faire, don’t mistake Carlsbad for a sleepy surfer village. A wide variety of arts and culture offer a constant influx of creativity and inspiration. Whether your tastes lie in fine arts, live concerts, classic cars, craft beers or your first Tandem Skydive, Carlsbad is never short on amazing experiences.