For 2022, Riverside Municipal Airport is the 2nd busiest Airport in California with a FAA contract tower. Riverside Municipal Airport is ranked the 22nd busiest airport (out of 54 airports) in California.

Riverside Airport (KRAL) is an aeronautical education hub providing the Inland Empire and surrounding counties with the largest selection of educational programs in flight, mechanical, and aviation degree programs including 7 different aviation schools. Meeting the aviation needs of the Inland Empire, Riverside Airport facilitates pilots’ needs with a full service FBO, manned FAA contract control tower open 0700-2000 local, and offers competitive leasing rates on 140 airport hangars.

KRAL remains cutting edge hosting 127,000 annual operations, annual special events, and is outfitted with an ILS (Instrument Landing System) and VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Radio).