Palm Desert Airports: Four Ways to Fly into Fun.


With three nearby airports to choose from, it’s easy to find a great flight to the Palm Desert area - no matter where you’re coming from.

Plus, Palm Desert has plenty of options for car rentals and other ground transportation, like airport shuttles, taxis, public transportation and more – so you won’t have to worry about how to get around once you’re here.

Book your Palm Desert vacation with any of these easy-to-access airports:

  • Palm Springs International Airport (PSP): A scenic 25-minute drive from Palm Desert, this newly remodeled airport hosts a number of scheduled carriers including Alaska, American and America West. Non-stop service from cities like Seattle, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Chicago and other major hubs makes this nearby airport ideal for many visitors. Visit the PSP website.
  • Ontario International Airport (ONT): Just over an hour west of Palm Desert, Ontario International Airport is a mid-size airport that boasts an extensive schedule of flights from major carriers including United, Alaska, Southwest, Delta, Continental, American and others. Visit the ONT website.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): A scenic two-hour drive from Palm Desert, Los Angeles International Airport is often ideal for our cross-country or international visitors. One of the world’s busiest airports, LAX offers flights operated by nearly 90 airlines. Visit the LAX website
  • Private Plane: Flying solo? Private planes can land at Bermuda Dunes Airport, around eight miles from the Palm Desert city center, or Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Thermal, around 20 miles from Palm Desert.

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