The Thermal Airport is also known as the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport, renamed after the famous female aviator.  It’s identifier is KTRM.

The airport is sometimes called the Thermal Airport due to its location in Thermal, California.

Based at the Thermal Airport is Desert Jet, a full-service aviation management company that provides clients with expertise in acquiring, operating, maintaining and generating revenue using private jet aircraft, and offers on-demand charters in its fleet of jet aircraft. Our services enable aircraft owners to offset their costs of ownership and allow travelers to fly via private jet without having to own an aircraft.

Desert Jet is both a charter operator as well as an aircraft charter broker, with access to a worldwide affiliate network comprised of hundreds of aircraft, enabling us to provide lift virtually anywhere, anytime, in any type of aircraft right from the Thermal Airport.

Our clientele includes a wide mix of our society; from former Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Governors, Secretaries of State and Secretaries of Defense, to small businesses, entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, private individuals, retirees, celebrities, professional athletes, musicians and even pets!

Desert Jet is based right at the Thermal Airport, at the Signature Flight Support facility at 56850 Higgins Drive, Thermal, California.  While many charter aircraft fly in and out of the Thermal Airport, our aircraft are actually based at the airport.  As the only charter operator on the field, you can reduce your costs for your next charter by eliminating the repositioning fees charges by other companies who aren’t based at the airport.

Many charter companies claim to be based at the Thermal Airport to market their services to residents and visitors in La Quinta, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells and surrounding communities.  Desert Jet is the only jet charter company actually based in the desert, with support staff, aircraft on standby and maintenance available immediately.