Van Nuys Airport (VNY) is a public airport located in Van Nuys, California in the San Fernando Valley, within the Los Angeles city limits. No commercial airlines fly into this airport; it is used by private, chartered, and small commercial aircraft. It is owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports.
Van Nuys Airport is still the world's busiest general aviation airport and the 25th busiest airport in the world. With just two parallel runways, Van Nuys Airport handled 448,681 aircraft movements in 2004 (averaging over 1200 operations/day) and in 2006 handled nearly 1,400 operations daily. By comparison, Los Angeles International Airport (with 4 runways and exceptional amounts of commercial traffic) has roughly 1700 operations a day.
Most of these are private flights dealing with - Hollywood celebrities, politicians, and business executives who use it for convenience and anonymity.