Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport Expands Ground Transportation Options With Uber Access

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - SANTA ROSA, Calif. - May 21, 2019 - ​​The demand for diverse ground transportation options has increased in Sonoma County and Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport (STS) is pleased to announce that Uber will be available to passengers May 20. Uber provides a popular alternative to passengers with varying transportation preferences.

Accessible by a smartphone app, users can secure a private car or a rideshare. When choosing an option, the app connects users to drivers within the vicinity. From there, the app makes it easy for people to select a car and driver and pay through their phone. Vehicles for private or rideshare vehicles range from basic compacts to high-end SUVs with commercial drivers. Customers have plenty of options for every taste and budget.

“There has been a growing demand for car service apps like Uber to/from STS. We’re excited to now have Uber as an option for passengers and expand upon our North Bay transportation service options to and from the airport,” said Jon Stout, airport manager.

“Uber is excited to begin offering affordable and reliable transportation to travelers at Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport,” said Nick Smith, Uber public affairs.

For more information about Uber and how it works, visit https://www.uber.com/.

STS Ground Transportation Options

STS offers several ground transportation options from various North Bay services, such as: Uber, Lyft, various regional taxi services, Airport Express, Sonoma County Transit, Mendocino Transit Authority and SMART (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit) — the station is about one mile from the airport. It’s recommended to taxi, Uber or Lyft from the SMART station to the airport, particularly if passengers are carrying luggage. Go to: sonomacountyairport.org/passengers/ground-transportation/ to learn more.

About Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Located in the heart of Northern California’s world-renowned Wine Country, STS is the only airport that offers scheduled air service into the North Bay region. Daily nonstop flights include: Alaska® Airlines to Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Portland and Seattle; American Airlines to Dallas (June 2019), Los Angeles (May 2019) and Phoenix Sky Harbor; seasonal flights on Sun Country Airlines® to Minnesota and Las Vegas; and United Airlines to Denver and San Francisco. All airlines offer a wide range of connecting flights to destinations in the continental U.S., Mexico and beyond.

Offering a hassle-free experience with shorter lines, the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport also features convenient ground transportation, easy and affordable parking with electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, the Alaska Airlines Wine Flies Free program, the on-site Sky Lounge Steakhouse & Sushi Bar and Costeaux On The Go.

For further information, journalists are asked to contact Airport Manager Jon Stout at jon.stout@sonoma-county.org or (707) 565-7243, or Nick Smith with Uber Public Affairs at smithn@uber.com or (415) 691-9251.

For additional airport information, follow Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport on Facebook and Twitter.

Source : Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport

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