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County of Ventura Department of Airports

The County of Ventura Department of Airports owns and manages Camarillo Airport and Oxnard Airport. Together these airports provide vital connections to the national airspace system and are the home airports to many businesses and individual aircraft owners. 

This website provides valuable information to those seeking to learn more about our airports, to establish or conduct business, to lease aircraft storage facilities, to learn to fly, or even to enjoy a meal at the Waypoint Cafe.

Information and links to meetings of our Advisory Boards are provided above. We look forward to hearing from you!

Department of Airports, 555 Airport Way, Suite B, Camarillo, CA 93010

What is an ALP Update?

Camarillo, California – On July 13, 2022, Ventura County Director of Airports Keith Freitas made a public presentation to the Camarillo City Council to explain that Ventura County Department of Airports is terminating the Camarillo Airport Master Plan and will instead conduct an Airport Layout Plan (ALP) Update.  Read more… 

Click here for presentation to City of Camarillo…

Video: How Airports Are Funded

Director of Airports Keith Freitas provides an overview of the funding of Camarillo and Oxnard Airports as part of FAA’s overall support of airports nationwide.

Video: How Airports Are Funded

Click here to watch…

Oxnard Taxiway Connector Reconstruction Project Schedule Announced

The Department of Airports has announced the schedule for the construction phase of the Connector Taxiway A and E reconstruction project.    

Click here for details…

Did you know?

Camarillo Airport has a limit of 115,000 pounds maximum takeoff weight. Camarillo Airport also is open 24 hours per day for arriving aircraft but limits aircraft takeoffs between 12:00 am and 5:00 am, except for emergencies.

Resources Added For Pilot Awareness and Flying Friendly

The Department of Airports continues to provide resources that pilots can use to increase awareness of the noise sensitive uses in the vicinity of our airports. New animated maps are now included to assist pilots in visualizing the recommended traffic patterns and the location of noise sensitive uses.

Says Deputy Director Dave Nafie, “We want to promote a tighter traffic pattern. Climb quickly to pattern altitude and keep the downwind leg in close, especially at Oxnard Airport where the desired track is along or north of Wooley Road. This really makes a difference to the residents and promotes a Fly Friendly approach to our culture.”


Noise Complaint Phone Line

Latest News

Local Pilot Volunteers Time, Resources to Conservation Work

Chances are that when most Ventura County residents think of Oxnard Airport, they think of current operations made up of mostly flight training and businesses including Golden West Jet Center, Aspen Helicopters, and California Aeronautical University (CAU). Mixed in are likely memories of when the airport’s terminal was bustling with

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Update: 2023 Wings Over Camarillo

The annual Wings Over Camarillo Air Show is slated for August 19th and 20th at Camarillo Airport and will feature a variety of events including a car show, vendor booths, military aircrafts on display on the ground and in the air, and aerobatics from some of the country’s top pilots.

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Events Calendar