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Extra caution is required when boarding an aircraft at Santa Barbara Airport. At San Jose airport, a makeshift tunnel guides you from the gate on the tarmac to the occasional propeller plane. You can not mistakenly hop on the wrong airplane. At Santa Barbara airport, all planes are boarded from the tarmac. At 5am in the dark, it is a little tricky to find your plane. Especially if the plane of United Airlines happens to be operated by SkyWest Airlines, and bears no United Airlines logos. They should add a light box in the front similar to bus signs. It doesn't hurt to double check the destination when entering the plane. Helllooo Denver!