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Big Bear City Airport: The Perfect Destination for Memorial Day Weekend Fun

Updated: Jun 23, 2023

bear on runway
Bear on runway.

Big Bear City, CA - The Big Bear City Airport is the perfect destination for your upcoming Memorial Day Weekend plans. Whether you're looking to take a helicopter ride, enjoy a meal at the Barnstorm Restaurant, or simply watch planes take off and land, the airport has something for everyone.

Visitors can take advantage of the free trolley service to the airport, which runs from May 27th to May 29th. The trolley will make stops at popular destinations throughout the Big Bear Valley, including the airport, the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, and the Big Bear Discovery Center.

"The Big Bear City Airport is one of the hidden gems of our community," said Theodore Trentman of "We encourage visitors and locals alike to come out and experience all that the airport has to offer. From helicopter rides to great food at the Barnstorm Restaurant, there's something for everyone at the airport."

The airport is home to a variety of aviation-themed businesses and attractions, including helicopter tours, a flight school, and even a nearby history museum dedicated to the history of Bear Valley. The Barnstorm Restaurant offers a unique dining experience, with a menu inspired by classic aviation fare.

"We hope that visitors will take advantage of this opportunity to explore one of the most unique destinations in the Big Bear Valley," said Drew Panico nearby home owner and Realtor. "Whether you're a seasoned aviation enthusiast or just looking for a fun day out with the family, the Big Bear City Airport has a little something for everyone."

For more information about the Big Bear City Airport, including hours and a list of available services and attractions, visit their website at or call (909) 585-3219


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