Fresno Yosemite FAT Airport Overview
Fresno Yosemite International Airport FAT serves California’s Central San Joaquin Valley, which includes six counties, and the Fresno Clovis Metropolitan area. It is also the closest airport to the town of Yosemite (100 miles from the south entrance of the famed Yosemite National Park).
FAT Airport is six miles outside of the city of Fresno, and is close to Highway 99 (northbound take Fwy 180 exit; southbound take the Fwy 41 exit north & at interchange 180 east).
With an estimated 1.2 million passengers annually, Fresno Yosemite Airport is served by a growing number of airlines offering direct flights to U.S. hubs in the West & South of the country, with connections around the world.
NOTE: Passengers are urged to arrive at the terminal two hours prior to scheduled departure.
The passenger terminal at Fresno Yosemite International Airport has been undergoing expansion and renovation work - involving the baggage claim and lobby areas, the security checkpoint, and the ticket counters. It now features walls wrapped in scenic photos of Yosemite and the surrounding San Joaquin Valley. Of interest is the 'Sequoiascape' located in the central terminal lobby, featuring the three nearby national parks.
Security screening checkpoint is open 4am-12:30am, or last departing flight. Past security checkpoint are boarding gates 1 - 17.
For automated information call locally 1-800-244-2359 or 559-621-4500 weekdays 8am-5pm.
Current airlines serving the Airport: Alaska /Horizon, Allegiant, American Eagle, United Express & US Airways.
Area Hotels near the Airport: Airport Holiday Inn 800-46-4329; Airport Piccadilly Inn 559-375-7760/ Piccadilly Inn Express 7720; Courtyard bMarriott 800-321-2211.
Fresno Yosemite FAT Airport Update History
- FAT Airports - Oct 27, 2013
- FAT Airport Intro - Oct 14, 2013
- FAT Rental Cars - Oct 14, 2013
- FAT Buses & Trains - Oct 7, 2013
- FAT Timezone - Oct 6, 2013
- FAT GMT Offset - Oct 6, 2013
- FAT Email - Oct 6, 2013
- FAT Emergency - Sep 13, 2013
- FAT Lost Found - Sep 13, 2013
- FAT Official Website Links - Sep 13, 2013
- FAT Security - Sep 13, 2013
- FAT Parking On site - Jul 28, 2013
- FAT Airlines Served - Jun 24, 2013