Mammoth Lakes California Airport, Flights & Airlines

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Airports & Flights

The Mammoth airport is the closest airport to town but offers limited flights. Try the Reno airport as an alternative. Read More

  • Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) is located 6 miles south of Mammoth.
  • Reno International Airport (RNO) is 160 miles north of Mammoth.

Mammoth Yosemite Airport

Looking for your fastest route to fun in Mammoth? The airport is located just 10 minutes from downtown Mammoth and is serviced by United Airlines and Alaska Air with service to San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and Portland. It is conveniently accessed by shuttle or taxi.

  • Airport Code: MMH
  • Location: Mammoth Yosemite Airport is located 10 minutes (6 miles) from Mammoth. Follow Highway 395 to Airport Road.
  • Airlines:
    United Airlines - Service to/from San Francisco (SFO). Reservations: 
    Alaska Air - Service to/from Los Angeles (LAX), San Jose (SJC), and Portland (PDX). Reservations:
  • Airport Services: This small airport offers parking, but not much more. You'll find a couple vending machines for snacks.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Mammoth Lakes hotels and accommodations often provide transportation to/from the airport. An airport shuttle is available, though there is a cost if you are not staying on Mammoth Mountain. Taxis are also available and cost approximately $15 per person, one way.

Reno / Tahoe International Airport

  • Airport Code: RNO
  • Location: This airport is the closest international airport to the Mammoth area of eastern California. From Reno, it is approximately 160 miles south on Highway 395 to Mammoth Lakes. Many visitors, whose ultimate destination is the Mammoth area, first fly into the Reno Tahoe International Airport.
  • Airlines: 
    Alaska Air - Reservations 866-516-1685 or
    American Airlines - Reservations 800-433-7300 or
    Delta Airlines - Reservations 800-221-1212 or
    Southwest Airlines - Reservations 800-435-9792 or
    United Airlines - Reservations 800-241-6522 or
    Allegiant Air (Charter Flights) - Reservations 702-505-8888 or  
  • Airport Services: The Reno International Airport has amenities and services of any large airport including many restaurants and shops.
  • Getting To/From the Airport:
    Rental Car: The most common way to get from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Mammoth Lakes is by rental car. The scenic drive is long but beautiful and you will love having your own wheels once you are in the Mammoth area. Car rentals are probably cheapest at the Reno Airport as well.

    Eastern Sierra Transit: The Eastern Sierra Transit Authority also provides a shuttle service between Reno Airport and Mammoth. Check out their fees and schedules here