San Jose Mineta SJC Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at San Jose Mineta SJC Airport

The passenger terminal complex at Mineta /Silicon Valley Airport consists of Terminal A with attached Internatinal Arrivals,  and the new Terminal B, served by a free shuttle arriving every 10-15 minutes, 24/7, and making a continous loop between the terminals and the parking lots (starting with Terminal A).
    Ruckus offers its popular 'Wickedly Fast Wi-Fi' service at Mineta Airport. 2.
   Global Entry enrolled passengers may now use the new automated Global Entry kiosks - considerably cutting down on processing time.
   APC kiosks
(Automated Passport Control) are available to Canadian & U.S. citizens and green-card holders, as well as to passengers of countries with visa-waiver agreements. 

All international arrivals
will arrive at either gates 15 or 16 of Terminal A - then proceed to level 1, International Arrivals, where they need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance and (if continuing journey) re-check in their bags. 

Terminal A of Mineta San Jose Airport has been given an upgrade by expanding the security checkpoint to 8 lanes (and 4 more to come), and adding new shops and restaurants, and new street-level ticketing lobbies.  Sip Savvy, Einstein Bagels & Red Mango are now centrally located.
    Level 1 houses the baggage claim area has 3 baggage carousels, an information both  near the entrance, currency exchange, parking pay station, FedEx and hotel information points, Starbucks, international arrivals with US Customs and ticket counters:
       Ticket counters 5-8 are for  American/ American Eagle, Delta, Hawaiian, & Jet Blue  - passengers proceed to gate area at right.
       Ticket counters 1-4
are for ANA, United, US Airway & Volaris. - passengers proceed to gate area at left.
    Level 2 houses the security checkpoint and access to the gates - from the center of the secured area, gates 12-16 are to the left and gates 11-1 are to the right.  Food & drink and retail concessions are available at post-security.
The Blue Dot Meeter & Greeter area is in the security checkpoint lobby of level two.

Between Terminals A & B:
    'The Club at SJC'  (tel. 408-441-4550) - is (a) free to Priority Pass & Premium class ticket holders, and is (b) accessible to all passengers at a fee. It is located between Terminals A & B and offers many amenities, including a shower facility. (Note that The Club at SJC was voted among 700 airport lounges as having the  'Best Staff'.)
    The USO facility is at street level of Airport Blvd, between Terminals A & B (tel. 408-288/7603; /fax 7621), not accessible from inside the terminals.

Terminal B of Mineta San Jose Airport: 
The new & spectacular Terminal B displays a futuristic design, offers plenty of daylight, art, shared-use ticket counters & gates, and chairs with power cords & USB ports on their armrests for charging laptops & handhelds. Terminal B is currently served by Southwest & Alaska airlines.
    Level 1 houses the baggage claim and  ticket counters 1 & 2 for Southwest, Alaska Airlines.
    Level 2 houses the security checkpoint leading to the gate areas.
    The North Concourse with gates 17 to 28* is used by Southwest &  Alaska Airlines. (A South Concourse is to be built once traffic levels justify it).  There are plenty of food & drink and retail concessions in the North Concourse.  Note that opposite gates 17/18 the new 'Power Suite' opened - a 2,500 sq.ft. hold room seating 150 passengers, with 'wickedly fast Wi-Fi' & work stations with built-in power outlets.

 *To be completed by Spring 2015Currently closed Gates 17/18 of the North Concourse - surrounded by construction wall - are being converted into international 'swing gates' - able to accommodate various aircraft, including wide-bodied planes, while still maintaining flexibility for domestic flights. Gates 17/18 will have a glass-enclosed corridor, enabling arriving international passengers to proceed directly to the International Arrivals Building. Current construction on the sterile corridor will separate arriving international passengers.

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