French Valley Airport’s outstanding year-around climate and minimal congested airspace make take-offs and landings a class act. The wide-open approaches and ground support services accommodate most aircraft including jets and turbo-props. French Valley Airport is located in Southwest Riverside County, adjacent to the communities of Temecula, Murrieta and Winchester. The 12,500 square-foot aviation center, located on Highway 79, is only minutes away from Interstate 15 and the 215 Corridor which are distinguished by a proliferation of high-tech and manufacturing businesses.
Championship golf courses, resorts and spas, fine restaurants, shopping, and an abundance of outdoor attractions are only minutes away from the airport. Fishing, boating and camping are available at nearby Lake Elsinore and Lake Skinner. The reservoir project has spurred new growth in tourism and entertainment activities in Central and Southwest Riverside County.
The airport provides convenient access to attractions such as the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, Old Town Temecula Historic District, premium outlet shopping and the charm of Southern California's wine country. With 13 wineries open for tastings and tours, fine restaurants and delightful bed and breakfast inns, the wine country of Southern California is one of many reasons that visitors keep coming back to Riverside County for fun. With over 96,000 operations a year and close proximity to Mexico and the Pacific Rim, French Valley Airport provides a convenient entry point from which to access multiple destinations