Airport Blog

Fly Meadows: Future depends on passenger support

American Airlines has announced that it plans to add a second nonstop flight between Bakersfield and Dallas in January. It is a good sign for Kern County airport officials who have been working to expand local airline service. But it continues to be a struggle to...

Meadows Field could become more attractive to other airlines

Bakersfield, Calif (KBAK/KBFX) — Meadows field is a humble airport, but the success of the first non-stop flight to Dallas could make it more attractive to airlines looking to expand. Monday American Airlines announced it's adding a second non-stop flight from...

American Airlines adds second Dallas flight from Meadows Field

American Airlines will add a second non-stop flight between Bakersfield and Dallas, the county announced Monday. The company began its first flight, which connects Meadows Field to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, between the two cities in March after...

Wings of Freedom Tour lands at Meadows Field

Meadows Field Airport is taking a trip to the past this week with vintage planes on display. The Wings of Freedom Tour touched down in Bakersfield on Monday. Authentically restored fighter planes and bombers from World War II are on display. Among the aircraft is...

Meadows Field flights to Dallas to begin Monday

The first flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Meadows Field Airport is scheduled to arrive Sunday night. The airport’s newest service adds a fourth line from Bakersfield. Previously, the airport had serviced Phoenix, San Francisco and Denver. The first flight from...