History of Santa Rosa (Samoma) County Airport (STS)
Notably, 354th Fighter Group was assigned to the airfield on the period from Match to June 1943, 357th Fighter Group was assigned to the airport on the period from June to August 1943, 363rd Fighter Group was appointed to the airport on the period from August to October 1943, etc.
The airfield was deactivated and turned into a civil airport on January 31, 1946.
The first airlines that were serving the airport of Santa Rosa in 1940s until 1970s were Southwest Airways, Pacific Air Lines, Air West, and Hughes Airwest. Those were primarily flying to San Francisco.
Commuter Airways operated flights to San Jose in the Bay Area as well. During that period, a commuter air carrier Eureka Aero was providing non-stop services to Eureka and Sacramento. In 1985 Westat Airlines successfully managed to produce around 38 turboprop flights to Los Angeles in a week. Other airlines as Wings West Airlines for American Airlines has operated non-stop flight services to both San Francisco and San Jose.
During the 1980s, United Airlines has entered into code sharing (arrangement under which two or more airlines operated the same flight) agreement with WestAir, after that, WestAir began flying as United Express to San Francisco until 2001.
Recently, in 2016, Allegiant Air announced the beginning of the flights to Las Vegas and Phoenix. However, those were ended later in 2017.
On February 16, 2017, American Airlines announced the beginning of the flights between Santa Rosa and Phoenix.
In March 2017, Sun Country Airlines announced the beginning of the seasonal flights between Santa Rosa and Minneapolis. In May 2018, the airlines announced the start of the trip between Santa Rosa and Las Vegas, and Nevada.