Facts to know about Santa Rosa (Samoma) County Airport (STS)
There are two terminals located close to each other: the first one is dedicated to the American and United Airlines' flights, the second/ main one handles the Alaska and Sun Country Airlines' flights.
The maximum number of passengers carried has reached about 339.000 per year.
In 2007 the airport managed to serve 128.875 aircraft operations, which is 353 a day. Notably, 95% of those operations were general aviation flights, 4% were air taxi flights, and 1% were airline flights. The airport hosted about 350 aircraft, 6% of those were single-engine, 11% were multi-engine, 2% were jets, 1% were gliders, and less than 1% were helicopters.
In 2017, a Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train station was built 2.4 kilometers away from the airport. The airport shuttle service is now connection those two points. Sonoma County Airport Express Buses are continually running from the Santa Rosa Airport to those in Oakland and San Francisco.
The Sonoma Airport is a member of a large number of charities as Active 20-30, Catholic Charities, American Red Cross, BloodSource, Casa of Sonoma County, Blood Centers of the Pacific, Chop's Teen Club, 4H Foundation of Sonoma County, Human Race, Kid Street Learning Center, Miss Sonoma County Pageant, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, it also supports some administrative organizations as Petaluma Chamber of Commerce, Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce, Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, Mark West Chamber of Commerce, and Sonoma County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
On the southeast corner of the airport, the one may find the Pacific Coast Air Museum that was built during the World War II and is still operating now as the Butler Building.
The Air Attack Base of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE/ CDF) was founded in 1964 and is now located at the northeast corner of the airport.