Rental Areas

El Toro Field at the Great Park

The expansive runways, hangars, roads and buildings on the former Marine Corps Air Station have been used for a wide variety of events, filming and other activities since 2002. With eight million square feet of runways available, there is always room for television and movie filming, car club events, driving schools, vehicle testing and corporate events. These areas will continue to be available for rent even as the former base is being developed into the Orange County Great Park.

List of celebrities and professional drivers who have driven the runways of El Toro:

Tim Allen, Buzz Aldrin, Ty Burrell, Tony Hawk, Bret Michaels, Dominic Monaghan, Kid Rock, Michelle Rodriguez, Rutledge Wood, Adam Ferrar, David Hasselhoff, Adam Carrolla, Rhys Millen, Ken Block, Tanner Faust, Greg Tracy, Jerry Seinfield, Jessie James, Rapper TI, Kiefer Sutherland, Paul Tracey, Mike Ryan, Travis Pastrana, Samuel Hubinette, Diddy, Stephen Moyer, Patrick Warburton, Arlene Tur, Jon Huertas, Bill Engvall, Bret Michaels, Edward Burns, Rick Harrison, Adam Levine, Kal Penn, Joe Mantegna, Austin “Chumlee” Russell, Steve Schirripa, Lake Bell and Bridget Marquardt.

Past Renters Include:

  • 20th Century Fox
  • Electronic Arts
  • DreamWorks
  • Oakley, Inc.
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Universal Studios
  • Spike TV
  • Lexus
  • Chapman University
  • Duo Films
  • BBC
  • Orange County Racecraft
  • Source Interlink Testing
  • Truckin Magazine
  • Bandito Brothers
  • Hot Wheels
  • Boost Mobil
  • Metro Laser
  • Millenworks Vehicle Testing
  • USA Track and Field
  • Lexus
  • Ford
  • GM
  • Chrysler
  • Audi
  • Hyundai
  • Honda
  • Mercedes-Benz & AMG
  • Porsche
  • Mazda
  • Rolls Royce
  • Toyota
  • Nissan

Hangar 295 & Runways

Hangar 295

This 20,625 sq. ft. aircraft hangar (125 ft. x 165 ft.) is available for filming and studio work.

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Runways 16L & 16R

Looking south toward the four runway intersection you have the RV storage area to your back and the coastal hills in the far distance. These two runways turn into 34L & 34R at the intersection.

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Runways 34L & 34R

Running from south to north these two runways are the longest at about 1.8 miles long. Several lighter-colored concrete sections have been favored for film and photo projects. These two runways turn onto 16L & 16R at the intersection.

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Runways 7 L & 7 R

These two runways run west to east and are over a mile in length. The west end of the runways are closest to the Balloon Park and are often used as the primary parking area for large events. Saddleback Ridge dominates the skyline at the east end of these two runways.

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4 Runway Intersection

With four 250-foot wide runways converging, this large intersection area is by far the most used area of El Toro Field. Perfect for large event footprints as well as versatile for autocross courses, commercial filming and running footage. Helicopter friendly, wide open and few obstacles create a safe environment for your project.

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