The closest airport to Carlsbad, California is McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD).
The McClellan-Palomar Airport is located within Carlsbad, so the total distance will depend on the specific location within the city.
The travel time from McClellan-Palomar Airport to downtown Carlsbad or other locations within the city will be relatively short, usually around 10-15 minutes by car.
To reach downtown Carlsbad from McClellan-Palomar Airport, you can follow these general directions:
- Upon exiting the airport, head south on Palomar Airport Rd.
- Continue on Palomar Airport Rd for approximately 3 miles.
- Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto El Camino Real.
- Continue on El Camino Real for about 2 miles, and you will enter downtown Carlsbad.
Please note that these directions are provided as a general guide, and it’s advisable to use a GPS device or navigation app for real-time traffic updates and the most accurate route information. Additionally, if you are looking for more flight options, the closest major airports are San Diego International Airport (SAN) and John Wayne Airport (SNA), which are both approximately 30-40 miles away from Carlsbad.