324. Southern California Logistics Airport, Victorville, California USA

November 20, 2017.kerwin.3 Likes.0 Comments

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Why

This is one of the places airplanes go to die. It’s also a place where modifications are done to airplanes and also testing is done with new airplane engines. So that means if you love aviation or just want to see old planes, its worth a visit.

 

Where

This facility is located on the edge of the town of Victorville, California. Victorville is south of Barstow and northwest of the Los Angeles area.

How To Get Here

By Train

Train service to/from Victorville is provided by Amtrak. It will be necessayr to take a cab, rideshare or rent a car once you arrive at the station.

By Plane

Victorville is an active airport, but its not served by commercial airlines. However, there are several airport options available for you, then you have to rent a car and drive the rest of the way.

The closest airport is the Ontario International Airport, Ontario, CA (ONT).

The following airlines have service to Ontario International Airport Ontario, CA (ONT):

Aeromexico (AM), Alaska Airlines (AS), American Airlines (AA), China Airlines (CI), Delta Air Lines (DL), Frontier Airlines (F9), Southwest Airlines (WN), United Airlines (UA) and Volaris (Y4).

 

The John Wayne Airport (SNA) is also an option then its necessary to rent a car.

The following airlines serve the John Wayne Airport (SNA)

Alaska Airlines (AS), American Airlines (AA), Delta Air Lines (DL), Frontier Airlines (F9), Southwest Airlines (WN), United Airlines (UA) and WestJet (WS).

 

The Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) is an alternate airport.

The following airlines serve the Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR):

Alaska Airlines (AS), American Airlines (AA), Delta Air Lines (DL), JetBlue Airways (B6), Mokulele Airlines (MW), Southwest Airlines (WN) and United Airlines (UA).

 

The Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is an alternate airport.

The following airlines serve the Palm Springs International Airport (PSP):

Air Canada (AC), Alaska Airlines (AS), American Airlines (AA), Delta Air Lines (DL), Frontier Airlines (F9), JetBlue Airways (B6), Sun Country Airlines (SY), United Airlines (UA), Virgin America (VX) and WestJet (WS).

 

The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the closest largest major international airport to Victorville.

The following airlines serve the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):

Aer Lingus (EI), Aeroflot (SU), Aeromexico (AM), Air Caledonie International (SB), Air Canada (AC), Air China (CA), Air France (AF), Air India (AI), Air New Zealand (NZ), Air Tahiti Nui (TN), Alaska Airlines (AS), Alitalia (AZ), All Nippon Airlines (NH), American Airlines (AA), Asiana Airlines (OZ), Austrian Airlines (OS), Avianca (AV), Boutique Air (4B), British Airways (BA), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), China Airlines (CI), China Eastern Airlines (MU), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Condor (DE), Copa Airlines (CM), Delta Air Lines (DL), EVA Airways (BR), El Al Airlines (LY), Emirates (EK), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Etihad Airways (EY), Fiji Airways (FJ), Frontier Airlines (F9), Great Lakes Airlines (ZK), HX, Hainan Airlines (HU), Hawaiian Airlines (HA), Iberia Airlines (IB), InterJet (4O), Japan Airlines (JL), JetBlue Airways (B6), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Korean Airlines (KE), LAN (LA), LOT Polish (LO), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Mokulele Airlines (MW), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas (QF), Qatar Airways (QR), SAS (SK), Saudi Arabian Airlines (SV), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Singapore Airlines (SQ), Southwest Airlines (WN), Spirit Airlines (NK), Sun Country Airlines (SY), Swiss Airlines (LX), TAM (JJ), Turkish Airlines (TK), United Airlines (UA), Virgin America (VX), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS), Virgin Australia (VA), VivaAerobus (VB), Volaris (Y4), WestJet (WS), Wow Air (WW), XL Airways France (SE) and Xiamen Air (MF).

 

 

 

 

By Bus

Bus service is provided by Greyhound.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions. This is the best way to explore the area.

Where To Stay

There are hotels in the town of Victorville itself.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

 

Where To Eat

Plenty of places available in Victorville proper.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Check out the airplanes at the airplane graveyard. You can’t get on the airport itself unless you get special permission, however, you can see the airplanes from behind the fences. And there are lots of them from many airlines around the world.

Some are scrapped of the useful parts while others are there for storage and some for modifications. It’s also a testbed for new airplane engines.

 

Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Airplane Boneyard

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