Mono County, Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierra region are serviced by Mammoth Yosemite Airport, which is located about six miles south of Mammoth Lakes as well as two smaller airports; one in Lee Vining and one just to the east of Bridgeport.
Reno-Tahoe International Airport, located about three hours north of Mammoth Lakes in Reno, is the closest major commercial airport and offers a wide variety of commercial flights domestically and internationally.
The Mammoth Yosemite Airport is located about ten minutes, or six miles, south of Mammoth Lakes off of U.S. Highway 395.
Residents and visitors can fly nonstop to Mammoth Lakes year-round from Los Angeles on Alaska Airlines.
During the busy ski & snowboard winter season, travelers may also fly from San Diego and San Francisco, as well as Burbank.
The Mammoth Yosemite Airport is also an easy and convenient option for visitors wishing to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Airport shuttles, hotel shuttles and car rental agencies are available at the Mammoth Yosemite Airport. During the ski season, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area offers complimentary airport shuttle service to and from some of its lodging facilities.
There is a shuttle and taxi service available at the airport for all other visitors.
Visitors and residents can also fly in and out of the Eastern Sierra via two smaller airfields.
- Bryant Field Airfield, is located just east of the center of Bridgeport. It is a small, general aviation facility serving single and twin-engine aircraft, as well as occasional turboprops and small turbine-powered business jets. The airport has one paved runway and is easily accessible from town.
- The Lee Vining Airport, located near the intersection of U.S. Highway 395 and 120, is just south of the community of Lee Vining. The airport has one paved runway.
Here’s how to find and contact all the airports:
Lee Vining Airport
650 Airport Road
93541 Lee Vining, CA
Bryant Field Airport
76 Stock Drive
93517 Bridgeport, CA
Reno–Tahoe International Airport
2001 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502