This attractive facility was built at Santa Maria on the location of a training airfield for bombers during the Second World War.
The description on the back states:
Santa Maria, California
Airline offices and lounge was well as specious waiting area serving the many users from the small cities and towns of the central California coast. The Hub of air traffic for the farm and ranching areas north of Los Angeles, a feeder airline terminal to and from all points of interest. An exceedingly attractive and comfortable accommodation.
This card was used and is postmarked 16 Oct 1985, making it highly likely the photo is also from the 1980’s.