Sacramento SMF Airport Overview

Sacramento International Airport SMF serves California's capital city of Sacramento and its Central Valley and is situated directly between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe (90 miles each), and 50 miles from Napa. Airport Revenue News recently awarded SMF the 'Best Customer Service Award'.  ACI ranked Sacramento Airport as number 4  for customer service (among North American airports of its size).

SMF Airport is located right off Interstate Hwy I-5 and close to I-80 - 12 miles northwest of downtown Sacramento.

With an annual passenger count of around 9 million and two runways, Sacramento Airport is served by major airlines offering non-stop flights in the U.S. and overseas, with worldwide connections 

SMF Airport has two passenger terminals - TA & TB.  NOTE: Passengers of Seaport Airlines headed to Visalia should check in on level 2 of TB, ticket island 3 (between Hawaiian & Aeromexico airlines).

Global Entry:  CBP opened a new automated Global Entry kiosks in TB's Arrivals area - expediting Global Entry members' international arrivals procedure. Members scan their e-passport or green card prior to placing their fingertips on scanner; and thereafter make their customs declaraton before receiving a transaction receipt.  (Global Entry application costs $100, and involves rigorous background check & interview.

Transportation Pickup Area locations:
- in the ground transportation area adjacent to baggage claim in Terminal A;  and
- in Terminal B at :
    West Curb - to Hotel shuttles, limos, off-airport shuttes & taxis, airport shuttle, special events transport, airport taxis SITOA.
    Center island - to rental car terminal, daily parking, economy parking, public transport, inter-terminal shuttles, & special events transport.
    West Commerical Curb - to Southwest arrivals; pre-arranged transport & paraTransit; taxis, door-to-door shuttles; limos, placard.
    East Commercial Curb - to future daily parking; economy & daily parking,  inter-terminal shuttles, rental car terminal, public transport.

Present and future Airport developments:  Construction started on the new 5-level 'Hyatt Place' hotel with 135 rooms, spa, fitness room, dining area and huge meeting space. The hotel site is next to the parking garage, with easy access to both terminals; the ground level of the current garage is to be used for hotel guests. Completion is tentatively scheduled for 2017.

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