Closest Airport: Meadows Field Airport (BFL)
The distance between Meadows Field Airport and Bakersfield is approximately 7 miles (11.2 km).
The estimated travel time from Meadows Field Airport to downtown Bakersfield is about 15 minutes by car.
- Exit the airport and turn right onto Airport Drive.
- After about 0.5 miles, turn left onto Merle Haggard Drive.
- Continue straight for about 3 miles until you reach CA-99 S.
- Take the CA-99 S ramp on the right towards Bakersfield/Los Angeles.
- Follow CA-99 S for approximately 3 miles until you reach your destination in downtown Bakersfield.