From Inyokern Airport
The Inyokern Airport, located a mere ten miles from the base front gate, serves China Lake and Ridgecrest. The Inyokern Airport handles daily flights with United Express. Three runways can accommodate private aircraft up to a DC-9. Two national car rental agencies are available to meet your transportation needs.
From Los Angeles International Airport
Take Interstate 405 North from the airport, over the Hollywood Hills and across the San Fernando Valley. Then take Interstate 5 North a short distance to State Route 14. Remain on Highway 14, through Palmdale, Lancaster, Mojave and Red Rock Canyon until the Inyokern turnoff. Take Highway 178 east through Inyokern to China Lake and Ridgecrest. (160 total miles)