Locals’ Flight Discount

Save on Flights from Bishop or Mammoth Lakes

Get away from the east side at a reduced cost when you take advantage of locals-only flight offers, brought to you by Mammoth Lakes Tourism. Fly out of Mammoth Lakes (MMH) to two Southern California airports on Advanced Airlines. Or connect to any cities around the county from Bishop (BIH) on United. Book outbound flights on Thursdays or Fridays with return flights on Sundays or Mondays to take advantage of this offer.

Learn more about how locals from anywhere on the east side from Bridgeport to Ridgecrest can access these discounts.

Advanced Airlines

Advanced Airlines offers service from Mammoth Lakes (MMH) to Burbank (BUR), Hawthorne-LA (HHR) and Carlsbad (CLD). Outbound flights on Thursday and Friday and return flights on Sunday and Monday are already discounted by 20% (price shown on the Advanced Airlines website).

Advanced Air is now proudly serving Mammoth Brewing Company beer and Mammoth Coffee Roasting Co. coffee in-flight!

The locals’ discount is valid throughout the season. For those flying into Hawthorne and needing to connect through LAX, there is a shuttle you can book for FREE (must be reserved in advanced). For more information on shuttles, click here.

Winter service will operate November 23, 2022 through April 10, 2023. Book with MMHLOCAL. Holiday Blackout applies from December 22, 2022 – January 2, 2023. Flights operate Thursday through Monday.


Advanced Airlines has extended a special 10 pack of tickets at an extreme discount – $155 per leg to LA area airports and $165 per leg to Carlsbad – for flights leaving Mammoth Lakes on Thursday/Friday and returning on Sunday/Monday only. Tickets are one way and fully transferable. For more information on the program, click here.


Save 10% on flights from Bishop (BIH) non-stop to Denver (DEN) or San Francisco (SFO), and connect to cities around the country when you book on United.com.

Winter service will run December 15, 2022 through April 9, 2023

To access the locals’ discount code for United, email flylocal@visitmammoth.com. No proof of residency is needed.

Please allow 72 hours for your request to be processed; requests are responded to Monday through Friday.

These unique codes are good for up to 4 passengers per trip. You will need to use the advanced search option on the initial flight search page when booking on United’s website. Under the advanced search option, you will find a location for promotional codes – this is where the unique promotional code will be entered in order to receive a discount. Discounts only apply to roundtrip tickets. 

See Terms and Conditions for additional details.

Flights from Denver are offered seven days a week.

Flights from San Francisco are offered every day except Tuesday and Wednesday, February 1 through February 13. After February 14, flights from San Francisco operate every day except Tuesday.

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