Caltrans GIS Data

Public Use Airports

California Public Use Airports (2016)

The dataset was created to display California public use airports and airport functional classification in a geographic information system (GIS) or for other geographic applications.

Data Created: April 30, 2012
Last Modified: April 11, 2016


This is a point layer of Public Use Airports currently permitted by the State of California, Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Division of Aeronautics. Details for each site are updated regularly after airport permit safety inspections of each site.

Use limitations

This data is provided as a service for planning purposes and not intended for design, navigation purposes or airspace consideration. Such needs should include discussions with the Federal Aviation Administration, Caltrans Division of Aeronautics, and the site management/owners.


The maps and data are made available to the public solely for informational purposes. Information provided in the Caltrans GIS Data Library is accurate to the best of our knowledge and is subject to change on a regular basis, without notice. While the GIS Data Management Branch makes every effort to provide useful and accurate information, we do not warrant the information to be authoritative, complete, factual, or timely. Information is provided on an "as is" and an "as available" basis. The Department of Transportation is not liable to any party for any cost or damages, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the access or use of, or the inability to access or use, the Site or any of the Materials or Services described herein.


Tags: Transportation, Aviation, Airport, Public use airport, California
Credits: California Department of Transportation
File: Zipped shapefile: , size 0.054 MB
Extent: California statewide
References: Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics website: