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For 80 years, Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California, has been widely known to Southern California travelers as the friendliest, most convenient airport for flying to or from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. And out-of-towners have gotten the word as well.

Bob Hope Airport guests come back again and again because it offers an easy, quick-in/quick-out airport experience. Bob Hope Airport is a hassle-free zone for your travel, and the closest Airport to the majority of Los Angeles' popular destinations.

HISTORY

  • Opened Memorial Day Weekend 1930, built by United Airports Company of California, Ltd.
  • Name changed to Union Air Terminal 1934.
  • Purchased by Lockheed Aircraft Company 1940, name changed to Lockheed Air Terminal.
  • Name changed to Hollywood-Burbank Airport 1967.
  • Sold by Lockheed to Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority 1978, name changed to Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport.
  • Name changed to Bob Hope Airport 2003.

To see photos of the Airport's history, visit the Airport's official Facebook page.

FACILITIES

  • Size of premises:  550 acres
  • Two intersecting runways:  Runway 15/33 6,885 ft. long, north-south direction; Runway 8/26, 5,802 ft. long, east-west direction.
  • Elevation:  778 ft.
  • Passenger terminal size:  220,000 sq. ft., 14 aircraft parking positions.

PASSENGER AIRLINES

  • Alaska Airlines
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • SeaPort Airlines
  • US Airways

For airline contact information, visit the Airlines page.

CARGO CARRIERS

  • FedEx
  • UPS

ANNUAL PASSENGER AND CARGO ACTIVITY

  • 4.1 Million Annual Passengers 2012
  • 103.7 Million Pounds of Cargo 2012
  • 52,352 Air Carrier Operations 2012
  • 12,996 Air Taxi Operations 2012
  • 69,153 General Aviation Operations 2012
  • 667 Military Operations 2012
  • 135,138 Total Aircraft Operations 2012

FIXED-BASE OPERATORS

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