The Del Norte County Airport at Jack McNamara Field is located in Crescent City on the rugged north coast of California near the Oregon border. The airport is owned by the County of Del Norte and is managed, through a lease agreement, by the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority (BCRAA). The airport's three letter code assigned by the International Air Transport Association is CEC.
CEC is a commercial and general aviation airport with daily scheduled flights to and from Oakland International Airport (OAK) provided by the community's Essential Air Service carrier, Contour Airlines operating 30-passenger Embraer-135 regional jets. The airport is also home to an airport Fixed Base Operator (FBO) operated by Cal Ore Life Flight with mobile aircraft fueling and self service fueling, an Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) station, general aviation aircraft hangars, emergency air medical transportation, and express air shipping operations.
A new passenger terminal was completed in the spring of 2019. The new terminal houses the administrative office of BCRAA as well as local offices for Contour Airlines and the TSA. Avis and Budget car rentals available from the terminal during scheduled Contour Airlines flights and at the Cal Ore Life Flight FBO office outside of scheduled Contour Airlines operations.