American Airports Corporation, under contract with the County of Los Angeles, is responsible for the management and operation of this controlled 276-acre general aviation airport. The Airport is located within the city limits of La Verne, 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, right next door to the L.A. County Fairplex, Pomona Raceway and Raging Waters theme park.
Brackett has 482 based aircraft and experiences over 115,600 annual operations. The airport has two paved runways. Runway 8R/26L, the primary runway, is 4,839 feet long, 75 feet wide, with medium intensity runway lighting (MIRL). The secondary runway, runway 8L/26R, is 3,661 feet long and 75 feet wide. The Airport has one precision approach (ILS RW 26L), and each end of runway 8R/26L is equipped with precision approach path indicators (PAPI). Brackett is also home to a state-of-the-art FAA air traffic control tower. The POM VOR is just 1 mile south.
Brackett has over 400 rental hangars and over 100 rental tie downs. Hangar sizes range from 40' T-hangars to 60’ x 60’ square hangars. Please check our Available Properties page for more information regarding Brackett’s current space availabilities and rates.
Quality AvFuel Jet A and 100LL Avgas are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can fuel your aircraft yourself at the self-serve pumps, or you can call for the fuel truck to come service your plane. Aeroshell aviation oil and Deice jet fuel additive are also available.
Several businesses call Brackett Field Airport “home”. They perform such functions as helicopter maintenance, aircraft maintenance, instrument sales and repairs, and aircraft interior sales. The Mount San Antonio College Aviation Department also bases its A&P and flight schools at Brackett.