Hollywood Burbank Airport
Bob Hope Airport
KBUR looking north, May 2018
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorBurbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport Authority
ServesNorthern Greater Los Angeles area
LocationBurbank, California, United States
Operating base for
Elevation AMSL778 ft / 237 m
Coordinates34°12′02″N 118°21′31″W / 34.20056°N 118.35861°W / 34.20056; -118.35861
Websitehollywoodburbankairport.com
Maps
FAA airport diagram as of January 2021
FAA airport diagram as of January 2021
Map
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 6,886 2,099 Asphalt
08/26 5,802 1,768 Asphalt
Statistics (2023)
Total passengers6,034,729
Aircraft operations141,695
Cargo74,530,887 lbs
Source: Hollywood Burbank Airport[4]

Hollywood Burbank Airport, formerly called Bob Hope Airport after entertainer Bob Hope[5][6] (IATA: BUR, ICAO: KBUR, FAA LID: BUR), is a public airport three miles (4.8 km) northwest of downtown Burbank, in Los Angeles County, California, United States.[7] The airport serves Burbank, Hollywood, and the northern Greater Los Angeles area, which includes Glendale, Pasadena, the San Fernando Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley. It is closer to many popular attractions, including Griffith Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Downtown Los Angeles, than Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and it is the only airport in the area with a direct rail connection to Downtown Los Angeles, with service from two stations: Burbank Airport–North and Burbank Airport–South. Nonstop flights mostly serve cities in the western United States, though JetBlue has daily flights to New York City. Southwest also occasionally flies non regular routes to the East Coast.

Originally, the entire airport was within the Burbank city limits, but the north end of Runway 15/33 has been extended into the city of Los Angeles. The airport is owned by the Burbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport Authority and controlled by the governments of those cities. The Airport Authority contracts with TBI Airport Management, Inc., to operate the airport, which has its own police and fire departments, the Burbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport Authority Police. They also share police helicopters registered N102CG and N103CG both based out of Burbank airport on the north-east end of the airport on taxiway Bravo. Boarding uses air stairs instead of jet bridges. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a medium-hub primary commercial service facility.[8]

For the purposes of noise abatement, commercial flights are scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm, with the exception of delayed aircraft or small private jets.

History

The airport has been named United Airport (1930–1934), Union Air Terminal (1934–1940), Lockheed Air Terminal (1940–1967), Hollywood–Burbank Airport (1967–1978), Burbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport (1978–2003), and Bob Hope Airport after comedian Bob Hope (since 2003 as the legal name).[5] In 2017, it was rebranded as Hollywood Burbank Airport due to the lack of recognition of Bob Hope Airport's geographic region.[5][6]

United Aircraft and Transport Corporation (UA&T) was a holding company created in 1928 that included Boeing Aircraft and United Air Lines, itself a holding company for a collection of small airlines that continued to operate under their own names. One of these airlines was Pacific Air Transport (PAT), which Boeing had acquired because of PAT's west coast mail contract in January 1928.[9] UA&T sought a site for a new airport for PAT and found one in Burbank. UA&T had the benefit of surveys that the Aeronautics Department of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce had conducted starting in 1926 to identify potential airport sites.[10]

It took UA&T a year and the cooperation of the city to assemble the site.[11] The 234-acre (0.95 km2) site was rife with vines and trees and the ground had to be filled and leveled, but it had good drainage, a firm landing surface, steady winds, and good access to ground transport.[12] Construction was completed in just seven months. In an age when few aircraft had brakes and many had a tail skid instead of a wheel, runways were not usually paved; those at Burbank had a 5-inch-thick (130 mm) mixture of oil and sand. There were no taxi strips, but the designers left room for them. Two of the runways were over 3,600 feet (1,100 m) long; a third was 2,900 feet (880 m); all were 300 feet (91 m) wide. These were generous dimensions, and the site had room for expansion.[13]

Postcard of what was then called Union Air Terminal (1934–1940)

United Airport was dedicated amid much festivity (including an air show) on Memorial Day weekend (May 30 – June 1), 1930. The airport and its handsome Spanish Revival-style terminal was a showy competitor to nearby Grand Central Airport in Glendale, which was then Los Angeles' main airline terminal. The new Burbank facility was actually the largest commercial airport in the Los Angeles area until it was eclipsed in 1946 by the Los Angeles Airport in Westchester when that facility (formerly Mines Field, then Los Angeles Municipal Airport) commenced scheduled airline operations.

The Burbank facility remained United Airport until 1934 when it was renamed Union Air Terminal. The name change came the same year that Federal anti-trust actions caused United Aircraft and Transport to dissolve, which took effect September 26, 1934. The Union Air Terminal moniker stuck until Lockheed bought the airport in 1940 and renamed it Lockheed Air Terminal.

In March 1939 airlines scheduled sixteen departures a day out of Burbank: eight United Airlines, five Western Airlines and three TWA (American Airlines' three departures were still at Glendale).[14] Airline flights continued even while Lockheed's extensive factories supplied the war effort and developed military and civil aircraft into the mid-1960s. The April 1957 OAG lists nine weekday departures on Western, six on United, six on Pacific Air Lines, one on TWA and one on American Airlines (a nonstop to Chicago Midway Airport). Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) had 48 Douglas DC-4 departures a week to SFO and SAN (PSA did not fly out of LAX until 1958).[15] In 1958 Transocean Air Lines Lockheed Constellations flew to Honolulu three times a week; twice a week a Constellation flew Oakland - Burbank - Chicago Midway Airport - New York Idlewild Airport (now JFK Airport) - Hartford.[16] In summer 1962 PSA flights to San Francisco and San Diego were all Lockheed L-188 Electras, a total of 32 departures a week from Burbank.[17]

PSA Electra, 1962

Jets arrived at Burbank in the late 1960s: Pacific Air Lines flew Boeing 727-100s nonstop to Las Vegas and San Francisco and one-stop to Eureka/Arcata. Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) flew 727s to the San Francisco Bay Area and San Diego, and Hughes Airwest (previously Air West) flew Douglas DC-9-10s and McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30s nonstop to Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Denver with one-stop DC-9s to Houston Hobby Airport. Hughes Airwest even operated one-stop DC-9s to Grand Canyon National Park Airport near the south rim of the Grand Canyon. In 1986 United Airlines Boeing 767-200s flew nonstop to Chicago O'Hare Airport; the 767 was the largest passenger airliner ever to serve Burbank. AirCal McDonnell Douglas MD-80s flew nonstop to the Bay Area and direct to Lake Tahoe.

In 1967 Lockheed renamed the facility Hollywood–Burbank Airport. In 1970 Continental Airlines began Boeing 727-200 flights to Portland and Seattle via San Jose and also flew the short hop to Ontario. Continental later offered flights to Chicago via Ontario. Continental went on to serve Denver with nonstop Boeing 727-200s from BUR. Alaska Airlines began serving Burbank in 1981 with Boeing 727-100s and 727-200s flying nonstop and direct to Seattle and Portland, which was Alaska Air's first service to southern California.[18] Aloha Airlines pioneered nonstop jet service from BUR to Hawaii, flying Boeing 737-700s to Honolulu before ending all passenger operations.

A 1973 decision by the United States Supreme Court in City of Burbank v. Lockheed Air Terminal, Inc. overturned an airport curfew imposed by the city of Burbank on flights between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am under the U.S. Constitution's Supremacy Clause on the grounds that airports were subject to federal oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration and under the terms of the Noise Control Act of 1972.[19] The airport now has a strict voluntary noise abatement procedure to reduce noise of aircraft arriving and departing from the airport. Commercial flights are scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm, all departing flights take off to the south on runway 15, and all arriving flights land on runway 8.[20]

The facility remained Hollywood–Burbank Airport for more than a decade until 1978 when Lockheed sold it to the Burbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport Authority. The airport then got its fifth name: Burbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport (1978–2003). On November 6, 2003, the airport authority voted to change the name to Bob Hope Airport in honor of comedian Bob Hope, a longtime resident of nearby Toluca Lake, who had died earlier that year and who had kept his personal airplane at the airfield.[21] The new name was unveiled on December 17, 2003, on the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight in 1903, the year that Bob Hope was born.

After much debate between the Airport Authority, the city of Burbank, the Transportation Security Administration, and Burbank residents, in November 2007 it was decided that a new $8 million to $10 million baggage screening facility for Terminal B is legal, considering the anti-growth limitations placed on the airport. The facility will house a $2.5-million explosive detection system, used for the automatic detection of explosives within checked luggage.[22]

On June 27, 2014, a $112 million Regional Transportation Center opened. The 520,000-square-foot (48,310-square-meter) center at Hollywood Way and Empire Avenue was also built to withstand a major earthquake while serving as an emergency "nerve center." The industrial-looking hub with a red steel roof will be adorned by 16, three-story art panels. Solar panels generating 1.5 megawatts of electricity will also be added to its roof. A nearby parking garage was built to handle more than 1,000 cars, while traffic lights have been reworked around the airport.[23]

Flight path changes and related noise issues

Flight paths of aircraft departing Hollywood Burbank Airport changed as part of the Federal Aviation Administration's airspace modernization program called NextGen. An independent analysis confirmed in October 2018 that "a connection was found between the [NextGen] implementation and the increase in the number of flights over areas south of the 101 Freeway.".[24] Patrick Lammerding, the airport's deputy executive director of planning and development, told The New York Times that in 2016, the airport received 577 complaints; a year after the flight path changes, in 2018, the number rose to 222,798; in the first half of 2019, complaints soared to 616,022.[25] Both the airport itself and third-party sources track noise complaints for the Hollywood Burbank Airport. In addition to the airport's systems (Webtrak), as of December 14, 2022, third party site Airnoise.io has received 3,540,332 noise complaints for the Hollywood Burbank Airport.[26] While the airport's Webtrak website requires users to fill out a web page with all the details of each aircraft disturbance, when pressed while an aircraft is overhead, the Airnoise button and website will automatically file a complaint on the user's behalf.[27] While in-person meetings regarding noise issues have been held in large meeting spaces with hundreds of attendees,[28] airport staff claims that approximately 90% of complaints are filed by 45 individuals.[citation needed] Such a claim is consistent with the airport's continued inaction to address these issues, despite repeated pleas for relief and solutions from local communities and elected officials from every level of government.[29][30] In 2019 and 2020, the airport and various stakeholders participated in a Southern San Fernando Valley Airport Noise Task Force[31] administered by aviation industry consultants that held meetings and presented 16 recommendations[32] to the FAA on June 8, 2020, to address the issue. The FAA responded by letter on September 1, 2020, that most of the recommendations were either "not operationally feasible" or "not technically feasible"[33] and, as of July 29, 2022, has not implemented any solutions. On August 1, 2022, Hollywood Burbank Airport received $3 million for Infrastructure upgrades and $805,900 dollars will go toward an Airport Noise Compatibility Planning study, including updating Noise Exposure Maps and identifying where the airport can undertake mitigation efforts, according to Schiff's office.[34] As part of the noise study, the airport is also establishing a 12-member Citizen's Advisory Committee, which will include a majority of representatives from non-impacted areas: 3 members respectively from the airport owner cities of Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena (9 total), and 1 member, respectively, from each of Los Angeles Council Districts 2, 4, and 6 (3 total).[35]

Proposed development

The airport in February 2022

Hollywood Burbank Airport plans to build a new terminal on the northeast corner of the airport. The new terminal was required to keep the same number of gates (14) but will be significantly larger at 355,000 square feet (33,000 m2) allowing for more restrooms, additional restaurant and concession space, improved security screening areas, and other enhanced passenger amenities.

The plan to develop a new airport terminal building was unveiled by the airport authority in 2013. The replacement terminal will meet newer seismic standards and be farther from the runway as required by the Federal Aviation Administration.[36] The location is west of Hollywood Way on undeveloped property that has been used in recent years for parking. The Burbank City Council allowed voters decide on the plan. Known as Measure B, the proposal went before Burbank city voters on November 8, 2016, and passed with 69% of voters approving.[37]

The next step in the terminal replacement process was for the Airport Authority to finalize the new terminal's design, get FAA approval (NEPA clearance for which was obtained on Tuesday, May 18, 2021)[38] and then secure the required financing from the FAA and other sources. Airport funding sources include FAA grants, parking fees, landing fees charged to airlines, as well as rents from restaurants and other concession businesses operating at the airport. There are also fees charged on airline tickets sold, including passenger facility charges and federal taxes. The airport selected the architectural firm Corgan to design the new terminal.[39]

In July 2021, the City of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit against the FAA alleging deficiencies in the environmental review process for the proposed replacement passenger terminal at the Hollywood Burbank Airport.[40]

The California High-Speed Rail Authority plans to have tracks running through and beneath the airport's property, with an underground station to be built adjacent to the proposed replacement passenger terminal. In 2022, the airport used the California Environmental Quality Act to file a lawsuit to block approval for California High-Speed Rail construction.[41] The lawsuit was dropped in 2023 after an agreement was reached between the high-speed rail and airport authorities.[42]

On January 25, 2024, officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for the replacement terminal, with a projected opening in October 2026.[43] The project is estimated to cost $1.2 Billion.[44]

Facilities

View of tower from airplane boarding ramp, 2015

Hollywood Burbank Airport covers 555 acres (224 ha) at an elevation of 778 feet (237 m) above sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 15/33 is 6,886 by 150 feet (2,099 x 46 m) and 8/26 is 5,802 by 150 feet (1,768 x 46 m).[7][45] Airliners generally take off on Runway 15 due to wind from the south, and land crosswind on Runway 8 since that is the only runway with ILS and clear terrain for the approach. Flights from the northeast rarely land visually on Runway 15 to save the extra distance circling to Runway 8. When the wind is from the north aircraft make a visual approach over the Santa Monica mountains for a left-base to final turn to Runway 33.

In the year ending February 28, 2023, the airport had 151,916 operations, average 416 per day: 45% scheduled commercial, 36% general aviation 19% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time, 81 aircraft were then based at this airport: 42 jet, 22 single-engine, 6 multi-engine, and 11 helicopter.[7]

Aircraft rescue and firefighting engine of the Burbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport Authority Fire Department

Hollywood Burbank Airport also has its own Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) station, which is housed in a hangar in the northwest quadrant of the airport. In addition to providing emergency services to support airport operations, the department supports the airport AED program, fire extinguisher inspections and training, in addition to inspections and emergency support for all airport structures. Beginning in 2012, the Burbank–Glendale–Pasadena Airport Authority equipped its ARFF with Rosenbauer Panther 1500 vehicles.[46] Burbank was the first airport in the US to operate state-of-the-art Class 4 ARFF vehicles employing compressed air foam (CAF) technologies, which provide enhanced firefighting capabilities when paired with other tools like forward looking infrared (FLIR) and thermal imaging cameras (TICs). The airport operates with five firefighters and one captain, while FAA standards require Index C airports like Hollywood Burbank to have a minimum of two firefighters and one captain.[47]

Terminals

Hollywood Burbank Airport has two terminals, "A" and "B", joined as part of the same building. Terminal A has nine gates numbered A1 to A9, Terminal B has five gates numbered B1 to B5.

A new terminal facility broke ground in January 2024. The 355,000 square-foot facility is expected to replace BUR's current 94-year-old terminal building in October 2026 and will have 14 gates and it will have one floor.[48][49]

Ground transportation

Passenger loading/unloading zone in front of terminal

Hollywood Burbank Airport can be reached using the Hollywood Way exit off Interstate 5 southbound, the Empire Avenue exit off Interstate 5 northbound, the Hollywood Way (westbound) or Pass Avenue (eastbound) exit off State Route 134, the Victory Boulevard exit off State Route 170, or the Barham Blvd (northbound) exit off U.S. Route 101. Car and pedestrian access to the terminal is provided at either Hollywood Way and Thornton Avenue or on Empire Avenue one block west of Hollywood Way. On-site parking consists of valet parking, short-term parking, and Parking Lots E and G. Remote Parking Lot A is located at Hollywood Way and Winona Avenue. Remote Parking Lot C is located on Thornton Avenue west of Ontario Street. Shuttle buses are provided from Parking Lots A and C to the terminal buildings. A shuttle stop is also located at the corner of Hollywood Way and Thornton Avenue.[4]

Lyft, Uber, and Wingz all use the passenger drop-off location[50] in front of the main terminal for departing travelers—and arrivals use the adjacent Short Term Parking structure directly opposite the terminal.

There are two bus stop areas: Hollywood Way–Thornton Avenue (a short walk east of Terminal A) and Empire Avenue/Intermodal, also known as the RITC, a short walk south of Terminal B across from the Burbank Airport-South station. All Burbank-bound lines serve the Downtown Burbank Metrolink station. Metro route 222 connects to the Universal City station. The Burbank Orange bus connects to North Hollywood station.

Amtrak's Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner serve the Burbank Airport–South station located south of the airport. The train station is a short walk from the terminal area via skybridge. Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner provides access to San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles Union Station, Anaheim, and San Diego.

Twice daily Amtrak Thruway bus service on Empire Avenue across from the Burbank Airport–South station provides transportation to Santa Monica, UCLA, Van Nuys, Newhall, and Bakersfield.[51]

Regional service Metrolink has two stops near the airport. The Antelope Valley Line stops at the Burbank Airport–North station located about one mile north of the terminal near the intersection of San Fernando Boulevard and Hollywood Way. This station has a free on-demand shuttle that takes passengers to the terminal, passengers can also board the Metro 294 bus for free with a Metrolink ticket.[52] The second station is on the Ventura County Line south of the terminal, along Empire Avenue, named Burbank Airport-South station. Both stations north and south, provide access to downtown Los Angeles, Ventura County and Antelope Valley, respectively.

Airlines and destinations

Passenger

AirlinesDestinationsRefs
Alaska Airlines Boise, Portland (OR), San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Seattle/Tacoma [53]
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix–Sky Harbor [54]
American Eagle Phoenix–Sky Harbor [54]
Avelo Airlines Boise, Eugene, Eureka, Las Vegas,[55] Medford, Redmond/Bend, Salem, Santa Rosa, Tri-Cities (WA)
Seasonal: Bozeman, Brownsville/South Padre Island, Colorado Springs, Glacier Park/Kalispell, Redding (ends August 26, 2024)[56]
[57]
Delta Air Lines Atlanta,[58] Salt Lake City [59]
Delta Connection Salt Lake City [59]
JetBlue New York–JFK [60]
JSX Concord (CA), Denver–Rocky Mountain, Las Vegas, Oakland, Reno/Tahoe, Salt Lake City (begins December 19, 2024),[61] Scottsdale
Seasonal: Monterey[62]
[3][63]
Southwest Airlines Albuquerque, Austin, Boise,[64] Dallas–Love, Denver, Eugene, Houston–Hobby, Kansas City,[64] Las Vegas, New Orleans,[64] Oakland, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Portland (OR), Reno/Tahoe, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio,[64] San Jose (CA), St. Louis[64]
Seasonal: Chicago–Midway, Nashville
[65][64]
Spirit Airlines Las Vegas, Oakland, Portland (OR),[66] Sacramento (begins September 4, 2024),[67] San Jose (CA) (begins September 4, 2024)[68] [69]
United Airlines Denver, San Francisco [70]
United Express San Francisco [71]

Destinations map

Destinations map

Cargo

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AirlinesDestinations
AirNet Express Columbus–Rickenbacker
Ameriflight Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Oakland, Ontario, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria
Seasonal: Oxnard
FedEx Express Lubbock, Memphis, Ontario, Portland (OR)
UPS Airlines Chicago/Rockford, Louisville

Statistics

Top destinations

Busiest domestic routes from BUR (January 2023 – December 2023)[72]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada 432,000 Southwest, Spirit
2 Arizona Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Arizona 335,000 American, Southwest
3 California Oakland, California 271,000 Southwest, Spirit
4 California Sacramento, California 259,000 Southwest
5 California San Francisco, California 229,000 Alaska, United
6 Washington (state) Seattle/Tacoma, Washington 219,000 Alaska
7 California San Jose, California 217,000 Southwest
8 Colorado Denver, Colorado 185,000 Southwest, United
9 Oregon Portland, Oregon 137,000 Alaska, Southwest, Spirit
10 Utah Salt Lake City, Utah 109,000 Delta, Southwest

Airline market share

Top airlines at BUR
(December 2022 – November 2023)[72]
Rank Airline Passengers Percent of market share
1 Southwest Airlines 3,755,000 63.23%
2 Alaska Airlines 595,000 10.01%
3 SkyWest Airlines 384,000 6.47%
4 American Airlines 373,000 6.28%
5 Avelo Airlines 369,000 6.21%
6 Others 463,000 7.80%

Annual traffic

Annual passenger traffic (enplaned + deplaned)[73][74][75]
Year Passengers Year Passengers Year Passengers
2000 4,748,742 2010 4,461,271 2020 1,995,348
2001 4,487,335 2011 4,301,568 2021 3,732,971
2002 4,620,683 2012 4,056,416 2022 5,898,736
2003 4,729,936 2013 3,844,092 2023 6,034,729
2004 4,916,800 2014 3,861,179
2005 5,512,619 2015 3,943,629
2006 5,689,291 2016 4,142,943
2007 5,921,336 2017 4,739,466
2008 5,331,404 2018 5,263,972
2009 4,588,433 2019 5,983,737
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Freight/Mail (lb.) (Scheduled and Non-Scheduled)

(2023)

Rank[76] Airline Cargo Amount
1 UPS Airlines 41,361,736
2 Fedex Express 29,598,543
3 Ameriflight 1,392,886

Accidents and incidents

See also

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