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 SAN San Diego Airport Info & Guide

San Diego International Airport

Where is San Diego Airport?  

San Diego is situated adjacent to the Mexican border, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. Sunny San Diego is known for its mild year-round climate, beautiful beaches, natural deep-water harbor, cuisine and culture.

San Diego International Airport (IATA: SAN, ICAO: KSAN, FAA LID: SAN), also known as Lindbergh Field, or simply San Diego Airport, is located just northwest of central San Diego, California, United States. San Diego Airport is also located just 24 kilometres (15 miles) from the Mexico – United States border at Tijuana, Mexico.

In 2016, San Diego Airport served 20,725,841 passengers.

Airlines that fly to San Diego Airport include Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, JetBlue Airways, SeaPort Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, US Airways, Virgin America, Volaris and WestJet.

The busiest international destinations served from SAN are, in order, London, Mexico City, Toronto, Guadalajara, Mexico, Vancouver, Calgary, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta.

The busiest domestic destinations served from SAN are, in order, San Francisco, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, Dallas, Chicago, Oakland, Atlanta, Seattle and Los Angeles.

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 Other Items of Interest at San Diego Airport

The red Airport Loop bus provides complimentary wheelchair-accessible service between the airport's terminals. Bus stops are located curbside at designated stops. 


Services at San Diego Airport include:

  • Spa 
  • Power outlets 
  • Duty free shop - Terminal 2 East
  • Several locally owned eateries
  • USO Centre (06:00-midnight)
  • Airline lounges
  • Art program
  • Cold beverage/snack vending - Cell Phone Lot (Pacific Hwy), Economy Lot (Pacific Hwy)

Additional San Diego Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2024