Travel Info

Travel Tips

Even in Santa Barbara Please Arrive 90 Minutes Early
It is recommended that passengers check-in 90 minutes before flights (two hours before international flights). The Airline Terminal opens at 4:30 a.m. so there is no need to arrive at the Terminal prior to that time. Please allow more time if you are traveling during the holidays or peak travel times.

Airlines Serving SBA

There are 34 daily departures to 6 non-stops with over 200 single-stop possibilities to U.S. and international cities.

American Eagle (non-stop service to Los Angeles)
Frontier Airlines   (non-stop service to Denver)
Alaska Airlines (non-stop service to Seattle & Portland)
United Express (non-stop service to Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco).
USAirways (non-stop service to Phoenix)

For more information on these airlines, click on their websites or view the Airlines page or the Flight Schedule.

2012 Tarmac Delay Emergency Contingency Plan

Transportation Security Administration

TSA Traveler Information
For current carry-on restrictions, see TSA's 311 Carry-on policy.
For how to get through security efficiently - SimpliFLY Your Carry-ons

Flight Status Reports
Using the Airline name and Flight numbers from the flight schedule you can check the flight status at This site is not affiliated with Santa Barbara Airport and we cannot be responsible for any inaccuracy in the information provided on this site.

To further check the status of a particular flight check your Airline.

Hotels Close to the Airport
Hampton Inn (805.681.9800)
South Coast Inn (800.350.3614)
Pacifica Suites (800.338.6722)
Holiday Inn (800.465.4329)
Super 8 Motel (800.435.5595)
More hotels can be viewed here.

Area Information Links
Santa Barbara Conference & Visitor's Bureau - 805.966.9222
Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce - 805.965.3023
Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce - 805.684.5479
Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce - 805.967.4618
Solvang Conference & Visitor's Bureau - 800.468.6765
Santa Barbara Car Free  805.961.8833
Santa Ynez Valley Visitor's Association - 800.742.2843

Tarmac Delay Emergency Plan


2012 Tarmac Delay Emergency Contingency Plan








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