Monterey Regional Airport (IATA: MRY, ICAO: KMRY, FAA LID: MRY) is a regional airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Monterey, a city in Monterey County, California, USA. It was created in 1936. The airport was known as the Monterey Peninsula Airport until a vote of the airport's board of directors authorized renaming the airport on September 14, 2011. The airport is owned by the several municipalities that make up the Monterey Peninsula Airport District. It is a public entity, and its five-member board of directors is publicly elected.