Meadows Field Airport (BFL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Meadows Field Airport, also known as Kern County Airport, is the main airport for the Bakersfield area, and one of two international airports in the San Joaquin Valley. It operates with important domestic destinations such as: Denver, Phoenix and Dallas.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - open from 3:00 AM to 1:30 AM daily.
Airlines: American Airlines 1 (800) 433-7300 / United Airlines 1 (800) 864-8331
Annual passenger traffic: 203,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 661-391-1800


The airport is located in Kern County, California, 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Downtown Bakersfield.

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What services does Meadows Field Airport (BFL) facilities include

If you lost an item in the Meadows Field Airport terminal please call; 661-391-1830.

If you lost an item on an airplane when landing at Meadows Field Airport, please call; United Airlines at 661-392-0421 x14960 or American Airlines 661-387-9895. 


Accommodation near Meadows Field Airport (BFL)

Motel 6 Bakersfield Airport (1.5 km)


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Public and private transportation


Taxi Services Meadows Field provides 24-hour taxi service through the following companies:
A One Taxi - (661) 616-8292
Blue Star Taxi - (661) 345-1125

Shuttle Services

Fairfield Inn & Suites Bakersfield North/Airport - 661-391-0700

Four Points by Sheraton Bakersfield - 661-325-9700

Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center - 661-323-1900

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bakersfield - 661-323-7111

Clarion Hotel - 661-326-1111

SureStay Plus by Best Western - 661-800-0009


Car rental agencies

Budget Car Rental (7 am - 10 pm) - tel  +1 661-399-2367
Hertz (7 am a 11 pm) - tel +1 661-393-2044


Parking services at Meadows Field Airport (BFL)

Long-Term Parking

Meadows Field Airport has long-term parking available within easy walking distance of the terminal entrance.

Short-Term Parking

Meadows Field airport has short-term parking available for picking up or dropping off passengers. This is conveniently located near the terminal entrance.

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

For passengers with reduced mobility or who need special attention, it is recommended to contact the airline at least 48 hours before the flight, to coordinate the stay at the airport.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2019