Passenger guide - Palm Springs airport (PSP) 

 
Palm Springs airport (PSP)

Palm Springs International Airport, opened in 1939, serves the metropolitan area of Inland Empire, in Southern California. It operates with domestic and international flights to some destinations in Canada.

Official Website: palmspringsca.gov
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 2 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 760 318 3800. The information counter is found near the central lobby, and you can find volunteers in blue or yellow uniforms throughout the terminal.

 

The airport is located 3 km (2 miles) east from downtown Palm Springs.

 
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Bus - Lines 12 and 15 from Morongo Basin Transit Authority (Tel +1 760 366 2395) run to Yucca Valley Transit Center, with fares of USD5.00-20.00 and a journey time of 50-70 minutes.
Companies AM/PM Shuttle Service (Tel +1 760 409 8826), Cardiff Transportation (Tel +1 760 568 1403), Lin Lines (Tel +1 760 969 4230), Lions School Shuttle Services (Tel +1 714 606 4736), Transit Van Shuttle (Tel +1 951 719 3274), R&C Express Shuttle (Tel +1 760 567 2780) and Skycapp Shuttle (Tel +1 760 272 5988) provide shared minibus services to downtown Palm Springs and the surrounding area.

Train - A bus service links the airport with the Amtrak station (Tel +1 800 872 7245), where you can catch trains to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Tucson, San Antonio and New Orleans.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals Hall and official operators are American Cab (Tel +1 760 300 0000), Desert City Cab (Tel +1 760 328 3000) and Yellow Cab of the Desert (Tel +1 760 340 8294). The trip to the city centre takes 5-10 minutes.

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Desks situated in the Arrivals area.

Alamo (Tel +1 760 327 4100 / 800 462 5266 - 5:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Avis (Tel +1 760 778 6300 / 800 230 4898 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +1 760 778 1956 / 800 527 0700 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Desert Rent-A-Car (Tel +1 760 399 4227 - 7:30 am to 7:00 pm)
Dollar (Tel +1 760 778 5124 / 800 800 4000 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +1 760 778 0054 / 800 325 8007 - 5:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Go Rentals (Tel +1 760 406 5166 / 800 464 8267)
Hertz (Tel +1 760 778 5100 / 800 654 3131 - 6:00 am to 0:30 am)
National (Tel +1 760 327 1438 / 800 227 7368 - 5:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Small Time Luxury Car Rental (Tel +1 619 549 8739)
Thrifty (Tel +1 760 325 7334 / 800 847 4389)

 

The airport has ATMs, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Some of the local hotels have business and meeting facilities, and in the city centre there is a convention center. The Bob Hope USO Palm Springs, adjacent to the customs facility, opens from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm; it provides snacks, TV, computers, internet, games, bar, library, newspapers and magazines (accessible for the military and their families).

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, bars and coffee shops in the central lobby and the Bono and Regional concourses.
Shopping- There are newsagents, gift shops, books, accessories, sports and clothing stores.
Baggage- For enquiries about items lost inside the terminal, call Tel +1 760 318 3841.
Other Services- Children's play area, nursing room.

 

Three parking areas opposite the passenger terminal, available for long and short stays. Payment can be made as you exit the lot or at a prepay kiosk in the central lobby. Next to the enclosure's entrance there is also a free passenger pick-up zone (Park & Call Cell Lot). More information: Tel +1 760 327 6706. Rates

 

There are reserved parking spaces near the terminal. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs during their stay at the airport are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline in advance.

 

There are no hotels inside the grounds, but in Palm Springs and the surroundings you can find several options. Courtyard Palm Springs (Tel +1 760 322 6100), Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel (Tel +1 760 322 6000), Hyatt Palm Springs (Tel +1 760 322 9000), Extended Stay America - Palm Springs - Airport (Tel +1 760 416 0084), Vista Mirage Resort (Tel +1 760 320 5518), Hilton Palm Springs (Tel +1 760 320 6868), Marquis Villas Resort (Tel +1 800 438 2929), Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs (Tel +1 760 325 9676), Best Western Plus Las Brisas Hotel (Tel +1 760 325 4372), Baymont Inn & Suites Palm Springs (Tel +1 760 778 3699).

 
 
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Latest updates: November, 03, 2017