Hollywood Burbank Airport – BUR Burbank
Hollywood Burbank Airport, formerly known as Bob Hope Airport, is a public airport serving Los Angeles including the cities of Pasadena, Glendale and the San Fernando Valley. The airport is located 3 miles northwest of downtown Burbank, California. It is a closer airport to Hollywood, Griffith Park and is the only one to have a direct rail connection to downtown Los Angeles compared to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The airport was first called United Airport but was later changed to Bob Hope Airport, in honor of the comedian Bob Hope, in 2003.
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Hollywood Burbank Airport lies in 224 hectares of land with two asphalt runways. The airport was recorded to have more than 130,000 operations with an average of 366 per day. The airport has two terminals, terminal A having nine gates and terminal B having five. Some of the popular flights offered in the airport are destinations going to Oakland, San Jose, Las Vegas, Phoenix-Sky Harbor, Sacramento, San Francisco, Seattle-Tacoma, Denver, Portland and Salt Lake City. In 2018, the airport has served more than five million passengers. The airport was used as a location for different Hollywood movies and television series.