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Cavern City Air Terminal

The Cavern City Air Terminal, during World War II was used to train Bombardier’s by the United States Army Air Force Training Command. Today, the airfield is a public-use airport located five (5) miles southwest of the central business district of Carlsbad. The airport has 4 runways, 5 taxiways and a large ramp for parking.

Airport Master Record


Commercial Flights

Advanced Air is a commercial airline that serves Carlsbad and has flights to Albuquerque and Phoenix. Please contact them at (800-393-7035) to answer any questions and book flights.

Fixed Based Operator

Chandler Aviation at Cavern City Air Terminal—(575)887-1500

FBO serves all aircraft and pilot needs including fuel and hangar space.

Attendance Hours: M-F 6am-8pm, S-S 7am-5pm

Fuel Service and Self Service: Jet A, AVGAS 100LL

Contact Us


1505 Terminal Drive Carlsbad, NM 88220

Airport Manager: Cari Pickens 575-887-3060

Terminal Hours: M-S 5AM until the arrival of the last flight.

Pilot’s Lounge: 24/7

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