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San Bernardino International Airport Launches First-Ever Commercial Airline Service

Previous Next August 4, 2022 – San Bernardino, CA – San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) marked local history today with the launch of first-ever scheduled passenger flights. Breeze Airways began daily nonstop service from SBD to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), with one-stop, same-plane service to Provo Airport (PVU) in Utah. Book seats at, an airline founded by aviation entrepreneur...
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San Bernardino International Airport Rocks the IE Region with the Ready for Takeoff Launch Party Concert

San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) welcomed an estimated 3,000 people on Saturday, July 23, 2022, but the guests didn’t depart or arrive on airline flights. At least not yet. Instead, they arrived at SBD to enjoy the Ready for Takeoff concert, a celebration of first-ever scheduled airline service. Daily nonstop flights between SBD and San Francisco International Airport (SFO), with...
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Breeze Airways Announces Nonstop Service Between SBD International and SFO, Marking First-Ever Scheduled Passenger Flights for the Airport

March 8, 2022 – San Bernardino, CA – SBD International Airport (SBD) marked a major milestone in its 80-year history today as Breeze Airways’ Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs Eric Fletcher announced daily nonstop service between SBD and San Francisco International Airport (SFO), beginning August 4, 2022, and marking SBD’s first-ever scheduled passenger flights. Fletcher and airport leaders were...
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SBD International Airport Reports Continued Growth in 2021

Trend Toward Greater Mix of Commercial and Corporate Aircraft Accelerated February 10, 2022 - San Bernardino, CA: San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) realized significant growth in 2021, including double-digit increases in corporate aircraft, international flights, and air cargo activity, along with continued growth in commercial aircraft operations. The shifting fleet mix accelerated an already growing trend toward commercial and corporate...
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SBD International Airport Wins Industry Award for Excellence for the “SBD Good Neighbor” Outreach Program

November 19, 2021 – San Bernardino, CA – SBD International Airport (SBD) received top honors for the SBD Good Neighbor Program at the Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) marketing and communications awards held on November 7. SBD won the award for Best Overall Public Relations Program in the Small Airports Category for its efforts to engage with community members about...
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SBD International Airport Provides Pivotal Support to Firefighting Efforts in Southern California

Increase in Aircraft Activity Expected During Peak Fire Season SAN BERNARDINO, CA, August 17, 2021 - Since 1997, San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) has been home to the U.S. Forest Service Airtanker Base which serves as the backbone of aerial firefighting in Southern California. The Airport's operational support is now more critical than ever. Wildfire activity has increased significantly in...
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SBD International Airport Enters the FAA Contract Tower Program

Rapid and Sustained Growth Propels Airport to Latest Milestone August 3, 2021- San Bernardino, CA: When the FAA reopened its Federal Contract Tower (FCT) Program to new entrants in 2019, SBD International was the first airport in the nation to apply. Today, SBD received notification from the FAA that its application was successful, with the Airport becoming an official participant...
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SBD International Airport’s Continued Growth in Air Cargo Outpaces National Trend

Increase in 2020 Landed Weight Boosts FAA National Ranking July 21, 2021 - San Bernardino, CA: San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) experienced significant increases in annual air cargo activity in 2020 which outpaced growth nationally, according to data released recently by the Federal Aviation Administration. Boosted by the rapid growth of its partners, SBD continues to rise in the rankings...
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SBD International Airport Boosts Convenience, Not Landing Fees

Customers to Enjoy Efficient New Billing System—And Fees That Haven’t Increased In 20 Years April 6, 2021- San Bernardino, CA: The landing fees at SBD International Airport have not increased since 2001 and remain among the lowest in the region—and soon, customers landing at SBD will have a convenient new way to pay them. On April 1, 2021, the Airport...
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SBD International Airport Successfully Conducts Full-Scale Emergency Drill

Simulated Collision Tests Readiness for Real-Life Aviation Accident  March 17, 2021 -  San Bernardino, CA: SBD International Airport (SBD) successfully demonstrated its Airport Emergency Plan response by conducting a full-scale preparedness drill on February 25, 2021. Complete with a simulated aircraft collision and people portraying injured passengers, the exercise was designed to test the readiness of Airport personnel, first responders,...
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