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Fly to Santa Maria Public Airport

Travelers who fly to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) will land in the heart of California's Central Coast. Visitors from all over come to enjoy the nearby wine country and white sand beaches. Guests will find that the city of Santa Maria offers cultural and outdoor activities as well as golf and wine tasting.


Once you fly to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX), you ll find that Santa Maria offers a variety of events and activities to top any itinerary. For those interested in outdoor fun, the Los Flores Ranch Park should be the first stop, where amenities include guided tours and over eight miles of trails. Bird watchers will enjoy the wildlife at Oso Flaco Lake, while beachgoers should visit Pismo State Beach. The area is also home to the Santa Maria Valley Wine Country. Grab a tasting map and head out to your choice of over 15 wineries for unique, local blends, and stop at one of the many restaurants along the way.

Hints and tips

Santa Maria Public Airport is serviced by the Breeze Bus and the Santa Maria Area Transit Route 88. There are also limo and taxi services available in addition to shuttle services and several rental car options. The Santa Maria Valley enjoys a Mediterranean climate, which features many sunny days and ocean breezes. Summers reach average temperatures in the mid-70s and lows in the lower 50s, while the winter months range from the mid-60s to high 30s.

Frequently asked questions

Where can you fly to from Santa Maria, CA Airport (SMX-Santa Maria Public)?
Most domestic travelers head to Tecopa, Sloan or Blue Diamond. Select your destination, book your airfare and you’ll be kicking off your wonderful adventure before you know it.
Does SMX have a hotel?
Unfortunately, there aren’t any hotels in the immediate surrounds of SMX. However, you’re bound to find a suitable place to stay before your flight if you look farther afield.Get a good night’s rest before your flight by staying close by at the Town and Country, which offers 24-hour front desk services. Also within a few minutes’ drive is the Solaire Inn & Suites which features business center facilities.
What airlines fly out of Santa Maria Airport?
Allegiant Air is the main domestic airline offering services from SMX. Secure your flight and then prepare to discover new destinations!
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight from Santa Maria, CA Airport (SMX-Santa Maria Public)?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans from Santa Maria, CA Airport (SMX-Santa Maria Public) have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights from Santa Maria, CA Airport (SMX-Santa Maria Public) with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight from Santa Maria, CA Airport (SMX-Santa Maria Public) without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is SMX?
SMX is the location identifier set by the IATA for Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX). These three-letter codes identify airports all around the world and are used mostly for flight planning purposes.
Are there private lounges in Santa Maria Airport?
Unfortunately, Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) doesn’t have any private lounges. That said, it shouldn’t be too tricky to find a quiet area to kick back in with a cup of coffee somewhere in the terminal.

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