Location Scouting

Conveniently located close to major freeways in a congestion-free zone, San Bernardino International Airport offers an ideal location for film, television, commercial shoots and print advertising. Our state-of-the-art outdoor facilities include over 200 acres of concrete ramp and open ramp areas, hangars and vacant land to meet a variety of location needs.

SBD offers excellent interior location opportunities as well, with our newly designed, beautiful Domestic and International Passenger Terminals featuring ticket counters, jet bridges, gate areas, TSA screening areas, baggage claim, and retail space.

Location scouts, film crews and media agencies will find a wide range of nearby national hotels and restaurants for added convenience. Get directions to SBD


Call To Learn More About Filming Opportunities!

(909) 382-6068

Past Movie Credits

SBD is pleased to have been the location of choice for a wide range of film and television productions, commercial shoots and print advertisements, including the following feature films:

  • American Sniper
  • The Good German
  • Congo
  • Executive Decision
  • Desperate Measures
  • Volcano
  • X Files
  • Bad Boys I & II
  • The Fast and the Furious
  • Terminator 3
  • The Aviator

Filming Application and Process

All production companies filming at SBD must submit a Film Permit Application to the City of San Bernardino (300 N. “D” Street, San Bernardino, CA) and a Fire Permit Application to the City of San Bernardino Fire Department (200 E. Third Street, San Bernardino, CA). For a copy of the applicable applications, please click on the following links.


Please note that these applications are made available on this website for your convenience only. All applications must be submitted directly to the City of San Bernardino as outlined above.

Interested in scouting and/or filming at SBD?


To arrange for a tour of the facilities, contact us at
(909) 252-7832