Currently one commercial airport and two general aviation airports exist within Shasta County. There are a number of private landing strips in the region.
Redding Municipal Airport
Redding Municipal Airport (airport ID: RDD) is the only commercial airport that provides daily airline passenger service in and out of the region. It is owned and operated by the city of Redding. Flights are provided by United Airlines (dba United Express) and PenAir with flights going to/from two destinations: San Francisco and Portland. Information regarding daily flights, car rentals, parking and aviation storage is available on their website: Redding Municipal Airport weblink.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Redding Municipal Airport serviced 30,852 passenger boardings in calendar year 2015. This is approximately 25% more than the 23,170 passenger boardings seen in calendar year 2014. See the FAA passenger and cargo boarding website for details on past years.
The Benton Airpark became Redding's first airport in 1920. It is classified as a "general aviation" airport by the FAA. It's owned and operated by the city of Redding. The airpark does not have an airport traffic control tower on the facility. No commercial flight services are available. More information is available on the Benton Airpark website.
Fall River Mills Airport The Fall River Mills Airport is a general aviation airport located approximately one mile north of the town of Fall River Mills and 70 miles northeast of the city of Redding. It was originally built in the 1940's for the use of training pilots for military action in World War II.
Today the facility has a 5,000 foot runw, nine permanent T-hangers, five portable hangers, and 30 tie-downs. An AWOS II facility is available to help provide up-to-date weather information to pilots.Aviation fuel sales are also available.Please see the Fall River Mills Airport website for more information.