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Airport in the Sky

1 Airport Rod., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-0143
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1 Airport Rod., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-0143
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

i love the killer cookie.they have a nice souvenir, and the scenery are awesome plus we have a cool 1955 tour bus!!

Thank Allan_ratz
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We went to the Airport in the Sky during our Skyline tour. It was interesting to learn about the history of the airport and how it was used during WWII. But other than that there is nothing really compelling about the place. They raved about...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Fun little airport to visit. We stopped here on the bus ride from Two Harbors. I recommend taking a trip out if you have the time.

Thank klmurray13
Reviewed 9 August 2015

A must do airport for private pills. Have flown in here many times over the years and it's always fun. Very retro terminal, and the buffalo burgers in the small cafe can't be beat.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I was impressed that there is an airport at the top of a mountain. I went on the "Safari" Adventure Tour and the vehicle drives all the way up stage coach road to the airport and then back down. Impressive. Excellent views, photographers will love...More

Thank 2Floridian
Reviewed 5 August 2015

there are a couple of tours that will take you from Avalon for the 10 mile trip to the airport in the sky, but don't be fooled by the distance. it takes about 40 minutes to make the trip over a narrow, winding and scenic...More

Thank francine o
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The airport is a big part of how the island functions. We stopped here on an inland tour, learning some great tidbits of trivia and history. It is a wonderful place to get a snack, souvenir, or a bottle of wine made from the Catalina...More

Thank JEFF R
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is a stop on the Inland Tour, and a real gem of the Island. Try a Bison Dog while you're there and check out their unique gift shop. Found some great souvenirs for myself, which is rare!

Thank Vegasjenn06
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This airport was a stopping point on a bus tour that our group took. It is a small airport about ten miles outside of downtown Avalon. There is a restaurant, gift shop, and rest rooms at the facility.

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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Rode our mountain bikes up from Avalon 10 miles to the Airport in the Sky. 1602' elevation from Sea level. Tough ride but worth the adventure. The views were spectacular and we also saw a buffalo on the way. The restaurant was great and defiantly...More

Thank Vicki S
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Mark B
Can I take a helicopter to Catalina and how much is it
19 October 2015|
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Response from Marti B | Reviewed this property |
Pebbly Beach where they land is just east of where the boats (Catalina Express,etc...) bring in their passengers. It was built for the movie stars and special guests to land wihtout having to go through the main debarking... More
how do I access this airport if going to Catalina for just a day on the Catalina Express? is it easily accessible with a toddler/stroller? Thank you.
28 August 2015|
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Response from CarlosLdelaRosa | Reviewed this property |
You can take one of the vans called Wildlands Express that would take you to the airport and back. They are located on the main Avalon tours plaza. White vans operated by the Catalina Islamd Conservancy. And yes, they will... More