Getting to Catalina by Air

There are two options for getting to Catalina Island by air. Daily helicopter service from mainland Southern California or flying into Airport in the Sky via private aircraft. There is no commerical air service to Catalina Island.


Maverick Helicopters offers on-demand daily flights to whisk you to Avalon in just 15 minutes from Long Beach, Burbank, Orange County and San Pedro. 800-228-2566

Private Aircraft

Perched 1,602 feet above the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island’s Airport-In-The-Sky is located approximately 10 miles from Avalon in the Island’s interior.  The paved runway is 3,000 feet long.  The airport is owned and operated by the Catalina Island Conservancy, which charges a landing fee for private aircraft to use the facility.  Overnight tie-downs are available.  The Conservancy also operates the Wildlands Express shuttle service between the airport and Avalon.  Please contact the airport for service and fee information: 310-510-0143.

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Catalina Flyer

Catalina Flyer from Newport

$10 Off Catalina Island Ferry

Hop onboard the Catalina Flyer for daily ferry service from Newport Beach to Avalon, Catalina Island in just over 1 hour.

Catalina Sea Spa

Catalina Sea Spa

Recharge with massages starting at $110.

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