Nestled in the northwest corner of El Cajon, Gillespie Field is a gateway to the world. It’s an important part of its community.
Gillespie Field is the oldest and largest of the County’s eight airports. It includes not just runways, tower, and a terminal, but many airport-related businesses as well. Local Information--Hotels, Attractions, etc.
In addition to the airport itself, Gillespie Field includes two business parks which provide more than 3,000 jobs in the City of El Cajon and a $110 million boost to the local economy in direct, indirect and induced revenues.
The airport is home to flight schools, repair and maintenance shops, aircraft storage, food and beverage services, fuel, instrument and avionics shops, rental cars and aircraft sales and rental services. Hotels are within easy reach of the field.