6/19: All SBPL locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 for Juneteenth.


5/21-7/14: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.

View of the terminal on a sunny day

Airport Tips for Summer Travel

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Summertime travel is upon us! Despite the potential for some busy days at Santa Barbara Airport, we’ve got some helpful tips to make it stress-free.

⌚ ARRIVAL: Arrive 2 hours early, especially during peak travel times and days (including early morning hours, anytime Thurs–Sun, and holidays). 
🚙 PARKING: The Short and Long Term Lots often reach capacity during peak travel days. The Economy Lot (140 Frederick Lopez Road) is open 24/7 with shuttle service. Even better: catch a ride from a friend, grab a taxi/rideshare service, or hop on the bus!

💻 FLIGHT STATUS: Check with your airline directly for updates on your flight status.

🚧 CONSTRUCTION: Ongoing construction may impact Highway 101 and 217. Please allow for extra time to account for potential detours and delays.  
🌤️ WEATHER: Keep an eye on the weather forecast. Inclement weather systems can potentially impact flight operations.
🚘 PICK UP: Picking up loved ones? Remember: parking at the curb is not allowed. Please utilize the two nearby cell phone lots while you wait.

For more helpful information, visit the FAQ page. Thank you for flying SBA!