FLY DIRECT FROM DENVER AND SAN FRANCISCO
BISHOP AIRPORT IS THE NEW ENTRANCE GATE TO CALIFORNIA
United Airlines now flies direct from San Francisco (SFO) and Denver (DEN) into Bishop, CA for the winter season, and direct flights from San Francisco (SFO) in the summer months. Explore Inyo County, including Bishop, Death Valley, Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine, Tecopa and Shoshone. Connect from the new Bishop/Mammoth Airport (BIH), to major U.S. and international cities.
2023/2024 AIR SERVICE TO BISHOP AIRPORT (BIH)
DECEMBER 2023 – APRIL 2024 – WINTER/SPRING
- San Francisco (SFO-BIH) AND Denver (DEN-BIH)
For your convenience, there are two United Self Check-In Kiosks.
Additional flights may be added for holiday periods, and all schedules are subject to change. Please check in 1.5 hours prior to the flight. Gate closes 45 minutes before flight time.
The Bishop Airport encourages customers to arrive early and allow ample time for parking, check in, and screening prior to any flight. Be sure to check with your airline on recommended arrival times.
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United Express began service to BIH in December 2021 when they moved commercial flights from Mammoth Lakes/Yosemite Airport (MMH) to the Bishop Aiport (BIH) located just 2 miles east of downtown Bishop, CA. Fly into Bishop Airport and be climbing, skiing and exploring Inyo County.
>> Read the Blog Post: EVEN EASIER TO GET INTO BISHOP’S BIG BACKYARD – NEW WINTER AIR SERVICE
Additional flights may be added for holiday periods, and all schedules are subject to change.
By Taxi, Shuttle or Rental Car
From Eastern Sierra Regional Airport (BIH) in Bishop, CA, several transportation companies will provide service from Bishop to Mammoth Lakes. Rental cars are also available at the Bishop Airport, but we recommend the ground transportation option if you’re headed to Mammoth, as once you arrive, a car is unnecessary. Check back for details. New shuttle services are set to begin in December.
BISHOP AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICES
Mammoth All Weather Shuttle (MAMMOTH) $65.00
Mammoth All Weather Shuttle aka MAWS provides scheduled point-to-point shuttle service anywhere around Mammoth Lakes, including the airport. Long-distance rides to trailheads and regional destinations are also available. Call for a MAWS reservation 760-709-2927.
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Eastern Sierra Transit provides passenger bus service between and in the rural communities of Inyo and Mono County. Check out the routes and schedule. Need a pick-up? Call Dial-a-Ride. 1-800-922-1930
Sierra Shuttle Service (BISHOP/MAMMOTH)
Book group shuttle service to locations around town, including to and from the airport Mammoth Mountain lodges and more, with Sierra Shuttle Service. Long-distance rides to trailheads and regional destinations are also available. Call to Book your Shuttle 760-914-2746.
RENTAL CARS AT BISHOP AIRPORT
Rental cars are the best option if you’re staying in Bishop. Pick up is available at the Eastern Sierra Regional Airport with Enterprise Car Rentals and National Car Rental. Supply is LIMITED, reservations are strongly recommended. Call ahead to confirm your reservation!
National Car Rental 760-709-4214 | Enterprise Car Rental 909-204-1759
Mammoth Taxi $60.00
Get to and from the Bishop Airport to Mammoth Lakes (Door to Door Service) with Mammoth Taxi. Reservations are required for long trips – call Mammoth Taxi 760-924-8294.
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Bishop Airport (IATA: BIH, ICAO: KBIH, FAA LID: BIH) is a public airport located two miles east of Bishop, in Inyo County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works and operated by Inyo County.
The airport is located in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, at an elevation of 4,124 feet.
BIH airport is primarily used by general aviation aircraft, but it is also served by United Express, which offers direct flights to San Francisco and Denver. The airport is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, as it is located near a number of national parks and recreation areas, including Death Valley National Park, Sequoia National Park, and Kings Canyon National Park and Yosemite National Park.