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SMART launches on demand microtransit shuttle connecting the train to the Sonoma County Airport (STS)
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART) is pleased to announce the launch of the SMART Connect microtransit shuttle providing a first and last-mile connection between the SMART Airport Station and the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS), and the surrounding business corridor. Beginning Monday, June 12, the SMART Connect shuttle will make it easy to combine the train with air travel at the Sonoma County Airport while also creating opportunities for commuters to ride the train to work and other destinations in the surrounding area.
Master Fee Schedule of Rates and Charges FY23-24
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approved increases to the Airport's rates and fees for fiscal year 2023-2024. Click here to view the update rates and fees, which will go into effect July 1, 2023. Master Fee Schedule of Rates and Charges FY23-24 (PDF)
Avelo Airlines Continues Sonoma County Expansion with New Exclusive Nonstop Service to Central Oregon
Introductory one-way fares between STS and Bend start at $34 Avelo Airlines announced today it is expanding service at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS) with new nonstop service to Bend, Oregon’s Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM). Avelo will be the only airline offering nonstop flights between California Wine Country and Central Oregon. Avelo’s nonstop service between Sonoma County and RDM will begin on June 23 and operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays utilizing Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. Introductory one-way fares will start at $34* and Customers can make reservations at AveloAir.com. Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “We’re growing again at STS! We are excited to announce more service from Sonoma County with this new nonstop route to Bend /...
Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport Unveils Modernized Air Terminal During Grand Opening Celebration
The new air terminal, which is part of an overall $40 million airport modernization project, will open to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 16.SANTA ROSA, CA — Sonoma County leaders and officials with Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport were joined today by representatives from local, state and federal government, tribal leaders, transportation partners, and members of the region’s tourism and business communities, for a grand opening ceremony celebrating the completion of Phase II of the airport’s terminal building. The new air terminal, which is part of an overall $40 million airport modernization project, will open to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 16. “Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport is the gateway to our world-class community. A modernized and efficient airport will...
Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport Teams Up with Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon
Collaboration brings together two of the region’s tourism industry partners to welcome runners from around the world to experience the very best Wine Country has to offer.SONOMA, California – November 2, 2022 – The Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS) and Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon (N2S) today announced a new, multi-year title partnership agreement. The 2023 Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon & Rosé 5K (#STSN2S) returns the weekend of July 15 & 16, welcoming thousands of participants from around the world to experience 13.1-miles of racing and tasting. “This is a wonderful opportunity for the North Bay to really shine! We have so much to offer: wineries, redwoods, beaches, parks, and more,” said Sonoma County...
Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport Welcomes Enhanced Sonoma County Airport Express Service
Travelers now have another transportation option to and from the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport.SANTA ROSA, CA (October 7, 2022) - This week, Sonoma County Airport Express will begin shuttle services to passengers flying in and out of the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS). The current pick-up and drop-off locations that customers have used when traveling to San Francisco and Oakland International Airports will now also be used to offer a convenient, comfortable and affordable ride to fly local at STS. “Sonoma County residents and visitors have periodically requested this service, especially as many of them already knew our buses were operating along the route,” said Sonoma County Airport Express General Manager Tony Geraldi. This alternate transportation option is...
Avelo Airlines Adds New Nonstop Service to Palm Springs from the North Bay Area
Introductory one-way fares from STS start at $29SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2022 — Avelo Airlines announced today new nonstop service to Palm Springs, California from the North Bay Area’s Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS). Avelo will fly this route twice weekly on Fridays and Mondays beginning on November 11. Avelo will be the only airline serving STS offering nonstop service to Palm Springs. Introductory one-way fares between STS and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) starting at $29* are available at AveloAir.com. Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “We’re growing again in the North Bay! We are excited to announce more service at STS with this exclusive new nonstop route to Palm Springs. Our North Bay Area Customers know that Avelo is the most convenient...
Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport hosts local leaders, officials for ‘Topping Off’ of new terminal building
SANTA ROSA, CA – County of Sonoma leaders and officials with the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport were joined by Representatives Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Jared Huffman (CA-02) today for a special ‘Topping Off’ ceremony to finalize the structural framework of the airport’s new terminal building. The traditional “Builder’s Rite” construction trade celebration marks the placement of a signed steel beam that makes up the final framing the new airport terminal. “The Charles M. Schulz Airport is a gateway to our beautiful communities, and people from around the world travel here for our world-class food and wine,” said Rep. Thompson. “I was proud to help the Charles M. Schulz Airport receive $10 million in funding from the FAA Airport Improvement Project, and it is incredible to see...
Sonoma County and ForeFront Power Complete a 963 kilowatt Solar Energy Portfolio at Airport and Nearby Fleet Facility
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Feb. 28, 2022 – The County of Sonoma has partnered with ForeFront Power, a leading developer and asset manager of commercial and industrial-scale solar energy and storage projects, to build a 963 kilowatt (kW) solar energy portfolio at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS), as well as at the Sonoma County Fleet Operations Building at 709 Russell Avenue in Santa Rosa. Through a five-year collaboration with the County, ForeFront Power installed an 884 kW solar canopy in the Airport parking lot, and a 79 kW rooftop solar array at the Fleet Building. ForeFront Power analyzed the Airport's annual electrical consumption and designed a solar energy system to cover all of the Airport's electrical energy needs. They developed a solar parking canopy comprising...