Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport is a first choice destination for business and private aviation within Riverside County and indeed, the Southern California region. Located in the Coachella Valley—known as the Desert Resorts Region, the City of Palm Springs, the communities of Coachella, Indio and La Quinta surround the airport. With a business class airport comes business class facilities. An 8500 foot main runway capable of accepting any class of corporate jet, be it a Cessna citation or a larger jet such as the 737 BBJ2. Un-congested airspace, and fantastic year-round weather conditions, makes Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport a class act.
World-class spas, PGA rated golf courses and tennis resort activities blanket the region. The Skins Game, the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the Newsweek Cup and the Evert Cup are just some of the professional tournaments held annually. The Empire Polo Grounds and the HITS annual horse show, hold special equestrian events and concerts in close proximity to the airport. Private country club communities such as The Vintage, The Quarry, Eldorado, Santa Rosa Cove, and Mission Hills are within minutes of Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport. The airport provides convenient access to natural scenic attractions such as Joshua Tree National Park, the Salton Sea, the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains and the many parks and recreation areas within the desert region. With over 70,000 operations a year and close proximity to Mexico and the Pacific Rim, Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport provides a convenient entry point from which to access multiple destinations