In addition to having its own general aviation airport, Watsonville is conveniently located within an hour of Mineta San Jose International Airport and within two hours of San Francisco International Airport. Other local general aviation airports include Monterey (27 miles) and Marina (20 miles).
is the only regional airport within Santa Cruz County, serving a metropolitan area of nearly 300,000 people (includes parts of San Benito and Monterey counties). For more than half a century, this full service, general aviation airport has provided the area with public safety, commercial, recreational, educational, charitable and emergency transportation benefits.
As the years go by, with the highway system becoming more congested, the demand for air services can only increase. The Airport will become more valuable to the communities it serves. Under the Airport Master Plan for improvements to the facility, Watsonville Airport will be able to continue serving the needs of this area well into the 21st Century.
A bus transit center is located near downtown Watsonville. The transit center offers residents access to Greyhound, Santa Cruz Metro and Monterey-Salinas Transit bus lines. Visit the Santa Cruz Metro website for a schedule of routes