Bishop Airport in Bishop, California



Summer 2024 air service schedule: Daily flights to SFO will run July 2 through Sept 2.  Friday/Sunday flights continue through October 6!

Tentative Winter 24/25 air service schedule: Daily flights to DEN and SFO from December 19 through late March.

There are currently no commercial flights from BIH in the spring and fall.

Bishop Airport is the gateway to the Eastern Sierra, located just 2 miles east of Bishop, CA. Convenient daily nonstop flight options available seasonally through San Francisco and Denver in the winter and though San Francisco in the summer giving you access to world class climbing, skiing, hiking and fishing! The Bishop Airport is the hub for Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth Lakes,  Bishop, Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine, Tecopa and Shoshone as well as seasonal access to nearby National Parks, including Death Valley, Sequoia Kings and Yosemite. Bishop and neighboring towns offer numerous hotels and dining opportunities, with a friendly, small-town ambiance.  Make Bishop Airport your next flying destination!

The Bishop Airport encourages customers to arrive early and allow ample time for parking, check in, and screening prior to any flight. Be sure to check with your airline on recommended arrival times. 

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The Terminal opens at 8:00 a.m. and remains open until the last flight of the day clears, typically by 5pm.  Other businesses in the Terminal have different operational hours, as noted for the individual businesses.

  • Restaurant/Lounge
    Thai Thai Restaurant 760-872-2595
    – Offers a sit-down dining experience (MENU)
    – Open Wednesday - Monday 11:30AM - 3PM for lunch and 4:30-8PM for dinner (CLOSED TUES)
  • WiFi Service Available
  • Charging Stations Limited
  • Water Bottle Filling Station in Gate Area
  • Drinking Fountain in Lobby



Airport Operations

Street Address

703 Airport Road
Bishop, CA93514
United States

Airport Management


TOWNS - driving distance                              

  • Bishop - 2 miles
  • Big Pine - 15 miles                                             
  • Benton Hot Springs - 38 miles                    
  • Mammoth Lakes - 42 miles                         
  • Independence - 42 miles                             
  • June Lake - 56 miles                                       
  • Lone Pine - 58 miles  
  • Yosemite - 76 miles                                     
  • Bridgeport/Twin Lakes - 90 miles             
  • Death Valley - 163 miles                                 
  • Reno, NV - 204 miles


Noise Abatement

The Bishop Airport and its tenants are committed to being the best neighbor possible to our surrounding communities. As part of that commitment, the Airport will attempt to minimize all noise impacts caused by aircraft operations.

If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to file a noise compliant with the Bishop Airport please contact us at 760-872-2971 or Submit an Email. 

In order to assist you better please note the following when you contact us:

  • Name

  • Phone Number

  • Address of which the noise complaint is originating

  • Date and time (be as specific as possible)

  • Any identifying information (type of aircraft, color, size, etc.)

Please allow 7 days to investigate and respond to each noise complaint.

Bishop Airport in Bishop, California Documents

Airport Operations

Street Address

703 Airport Road
Bishop, CA93514
United States

Airport Management

Airport Parking

Outdoor, uncovered parking is available at Bishop Airport.

  • Daily – FREE
  • Pick Up/Drop Off – FREE
  • Overnight Parking  –  $6/night - please pay at the Airport Operations Desk in the terminal before you depart.