What was once a promising resort town on the shores of the Salton Sea in California is now a nearly abandoned ghost town. While it was still in its infant stages of development, builders and planners envisioned a bustling resort community where residents and visitors could enjoy their very own personal boat docks and every street was lined with palm trees. However, due to the toxicity of the sea, those visions never really had the opportunity to come to life.
Fifty years ago, Salton City was busy with bustling night clubs and golf resorts and was frequented by A-list celebrities. Today, Salton City is home to less than 1,000 people. As the lake that this proposed city was supposed to surround experienced increased salinity levels and contamination from agricultural runoff, the waterline receded and the ecosystem collapsed. Unfortunately, the lakebed is now posing a health hazard for those still living in this mostly-abandoned area.
When you fly to the jet charter airport in Salton City, it’s the perfect place to land when visiting the neighboring areas of Niland, Borrego Springs, Mecca, Westmorland, Calipatria, Coachella, and Mountain Center. And because the runway here is 5,000 feet, you’ll have your choice of aircraft capable of landing here. From the largest, most luxurious jets to the smaller, more versatile turboprops, you’ll be able to arrive in the utmost style and comfort.