Palm Springs International Airport
Palm Springs International Airport is an airy open-plan airport with great gardens for passengers to relax in before boarding their flights. It serves 1.5 million passengers each year and is well connected to destinations around the world.
The airport has a modest selection of shopping and dining options. The hot and dry climate means that there are slightly fewer flights available during the summer months, but in general booking a flight to Palm Springs should be relatively easy and onward travel is mostly hassle-free.
The airport is two miles (3km) from downtown Palm Springs.
Getting to the city
A shuttle bus transports passengers between the airport and the Amtrak station in town. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority (MBTA) provides a bus service to Palm Springs. Taxis and rental cars are also available.
GMT -8 (GMT -7 from March to November)
Tel: +1 (760) 318 3800.
Car rental companies offering services at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Desert, Dollar, Enterprise, Go Rentals, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
A number of taxi companies operate at Palm Springs International Airport. These include Airport Taxi, American Cab and Yellow Cab of the Desert. Fares into town range from about $12 to $18.
Palm Springs International Airport passenger facilities include a range of restaurants, a selection of shops, public telephones, a travel agent, a USO Service Club, a kid's play area, ATMs, currency exchange services and free wifi.
Parking rates at Palm Springs International Airport start at $1 per 20 minutes and go up to $12 per day. Cell phone waiting lots are also available.
Airlines offering flights to Palm Springs International Airport include Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Horizon Air, Sun County, United, US Airways and Westjet.
Free wifi is provided in all public areas of the airport.
No business facilities are available at the airport. For conferences the nearby Hilton Palm Springs is just a mile (1.6km) from the airport.
Palm Springs International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.