Visit the Santa Monica Airport

Antiques, Arts and Theater

Santa Monica Airport Annual Art Walk March 12, 2016 12:00- 5:00 PM. Click for brochure! 

Santa Monica Outdoor Antique Market Held on the first & fourth Sunday of each month from 8 am to 3 pm.

Santa Monica Art Studios and Arena1Gallery A vibrant community of artists and exhibition spaces that fill 22,000 square feet of a remodeled historic airplane hangar.

The Ruskin Group Theatre Company A 49 seat theater space offering performances, professional stage training and community arts' outreach programs.

Airport Avenue Demo Gardens

The Airport Avenue Demonstration Gardens are a collection of three distinct sustainable landscapes that provide everything you need for your own home water-wise landscape. The garden designs feature an eco-friendly lawn alternative, a vegetable garden, and a private outdoor sanctuary.
3200 Airport Avenue.

Airport Parks and Recreation

Airport Park offers a Soccer field, play and tot areas, picnic areas, BBQs, walking loop and dog park.
3201 Airport Ave.

Distinctive Events

Annual Events

The Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk takes place in March.  Click here for information on the tenth Annual Artwalk on March 12, 2016.


Barker Hangar

The ultra-hip Barker Hangar hosts many distinctive public events at the Santa Monica Airport.

Observation Decks

The Airport has two free and easily accessible viewing areas where the public is invited to watch aircraft activity. The Runway View Deck and the Public Sky-deck are located on the east and west ends of the Airport Administration Building. Both areas are excellent spots to watch airplanes, take photographs, and listen to the air and ground activity from the control tower which is broadcasted in the background.
3223 Donald Douglas Loop South

Museum of Flying

The Museum of Flying provides displays and interpretive exhibits on the history of flight and the development and growth of the aviation and aerospace industries in Southern California. Based on our heritage, the Museum places heavy emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company and the history of the Santa Monica Airport. The museum has a popular hands-on interactive and education center for children.

DC 3 Monument

The “Spirit of Santa Monica” DC3 aircraft on display was originally built by Donald Douglas on the current site of the Santa Monica Airport in 1942, and was refurbished in 2009. It is displayed with a bronze sculpture of Donald Douglas and his dog, Bar.
3100 Airport Avenue


Spitfire Grill   Featuring aviation decor and outdoor dining.


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