Explore Southwest Airlines® destination Long Beach, CA.

See for yourself why Long Beach, CA, is called the Aquatic Capital of America.

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Visit Long Beach, CA.

The sightseeing can begin as soon as you deplane at Long Beach Airport if you’re a fan of Art Deco architecture. One of the terminals is a historical landmark boasting the Streamline Moderne style. You may be too excited to begin your SoCal visit, so you can always check out more of the airport before your departure flight. Grab your rental car, hail a taxi, or call a rideshare to begin your Los Angeles area adventure.

Long Beach, CA, is the birthplace of dozens of bands, and it’s no wonder—who wouldn’t be inspired by this vibrant coastal town? Culture and artistry abound in the area, from the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra to the East Village Arts District. Spending an afternoon exploring the East Village will give you a taste of one of the city’s most eclectic neighborhoods, full of street art, galleries, independent boutiques, and unique dining options. If you’re in Long Beach, CA, during the weekend, join one of the East Village’s 2nd Saturday Art Walks to get the best of what the neighborhood has to offer from a local guide.

For a unique outing that works as well for families as it does for groups of friends or a romantic excursion, head to the neighborhood of Naples for a gondola ride. Yes, you read that right: Built on three islands in the Alamitos Bay, Naples has a series of canals and offers one of the only opportunities for a gondola ride in the Western U.S. If you are more interested in hitting the open road, Long Beach, CA, is an ideal place to start a scenic drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. Rent yourself a convertible, put the top down, and crank some surf rock. Whether you choose to head up or down the coast, you won’t be disappointed with the view. Consider a sunset drive for an especially eye-catching display.

Wade into your next Pacific Coast adventure with a flight to Long Beach, CA, on Southwest®. Southwest Airlines flies to Long Beach Airport often, making it easy to plan your next SoCal getaway. Book your flight on Southwest with confidence, knowing that the process will be straightforward from flight selection to checkout. Of course, having a memorable trip is about more than finding a great deal on a flight to the Los Angeles area. Learn more about the Southwest® Experience and book your upcoming flight to Long Beach, CA.

Other airports in the Los Angeles Area.

Want to fly into another airport Southwest serves? Consider booking a flight to Los Angeles International Airport, Ontario International Airport, John Wayne Airport Orange County, or Hollywood Burbank Airport.

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Things to do in Long Beach, CA.
Coastal sights
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Pacific Coast Highway
  • RMS Queen Mary
Cultural excursions
  • Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
  • East Village Arts District
  • Long Beach Performing Arts Center
Must-see museums
  • Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Museum of Latin American Art
  • Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

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Details about Long Beach Airport.

Airport code:LGB

City:Long Beach, CA

State:California

Main Terminal

Gates 1, 2

Airport-provided WiFi

8

Cities with nonstop daily service to LGB*

84

Cities with daily service to LGB*

*Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 10/30/2020 and 12/31/2020, as of 11/2/2020.

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2Fare difference may apply.

3Download the Southwest® app to view movies and on-demand content. Inflight messaging only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp. Apps must be downloaded before the flight. Internet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change. May not be available for the full duration of flight. Prohibits access to high-bandwidth applications and websites, including Netflix, HBO GO® and VoIP, along with certain obscene/offensive content.

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5As reported in the CarTrawler Reward Seat Availability Survey, May 16, 2019, and Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Surveys 2010 – 2019, at IdeaWorksCompany.com.