San Diego SAN Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at San Diego SAN Airport

San Diego Airport Terminal Layout, Getting Around, International Arrivals, Paging someone & Terminal Details & Current Airline Lounges:

The passenger terminal complex at San Diego International Airport consists of three passenger terminals
- T1, T2 & the Commuter Terminal.  T1 & T2 are next to each other connected by a walkway, while the Commuter Terminal is next to the Air Cargo Building.  All three terminals added recently  new concessions.

NOTE: The large Neal Ash USO Center (tel. 619-296-3192) is in Terminal 1, next to the Alaska Airlines ticket counter.

Getting around at SAN:  
1. All three Terminals are served at their curbside bus stops by accessible & free Red Bus shuttles running every 10 minutes. 
2. Outside Terminal 1 is a  Skybridge to parking and ground transportation, the Red Shuttle Bus stop, the City Bus stop, Ground Transportation Plaza, passenger pick-up / drop-off and valet parking. 
3. Outside the Commuter Terminal is the City Bus stop and the free Airport Loop bus stop which also stops at T1, at T2 East and at T2 West.
4. Domestic arrivals can transfer between East & West Wings of T1 or T2.

International Arrivals:
International Arrivals are at Terminal 2.  Unless you have gone through US border clearance by participating airports, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance* and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag and (if needing to connect toanother terminal) take the outside shuttle bus to your connection terminal, go through security check and on to your gate.
* Note that SAN now has eight self-service APC kiosks at Customs clearance - available to passengers holding US or Canadian passports, or are citizens of Visa Waver countries.
Paging Someone: Visual paging monitors are available throughout the terminals - use any of the wite courtesy phones or call from outside the Airport: 619-400-2900.
Airline Changes: 
   1. Recently Hawaiian Airlines moved to T2 West & Frontier Airlines to T1at gate 12 in the west rotunda.
   2. Virgin America moved from T2 East to T2 West; ticketing counters are between Delta & JetBlue; it uses baggage carousel 4.
   3. US Airways moved from T2 West to T2 East; ticketing counters are next o AmericanAirlines (west of security check); it uses baggage carousels 1 - 6.

All terminals offer food & drink and retail concessions, including at their gate areas.

Terminal 1 of San Diego Airport with gates 1A - 10 serves Alaska, Frontier & Southwest. Its gate areas are composed of an East Wing with  gates A1-10  (gates 2, 1 & 1A are beyond the Southwest ticketing & check-in areas) serving Southwest airlines,  and a West Wing with gates 11-18 serving  Frontier & Alaska/ Horizon airlines.
A Skybridge leads to parking & ground transportation. In the center is the baggage claim area, and to the left the Alaska & United ticketing & check-in area.
Amenities inside the terminal include restaurants & stores, US Customs, currency exchange, Information booth, ATM machine, 1. 
Outside of Terminal 1 are transportation zones A - F and G - J, divided by the Sky Bridge;  The MTS Bus stations are near Zone G and A.

Terminal 2 of San Diego Airport - with West & East Side gates - serves  has completed its extensive upgrade work by creating a new ticket lobby,  adding new jet gates, renovating existing gates, add more shopping & dining options, a spa & a duty-free shop. Two new pedestian sky bridges connect the dual-level roadway to the terminal. 
NOTE: passengers can obtain boarding passes at 'Smart Curbs' outside of the terminal, self-check-in bags at kiosks inside, and insert their boarding pass & enter the jetway through automatic gates.
On the elevated Departure Roadway (EDR) are the East & West Pavillions with baggage claim. Both East & West Pavillions connect  to the ticketing & check-in level of separate  East & West Side portions of Terminal 2. From/to EDR is a walkway to the Arrivals level of Terminal 2, which includes 2 information counters currency exchange, Lost & Found, and baggage claims 1 - 6.  Outside of Terminal 2 are transportation zones K and R - Bus stations are near Zone O and R.

The gateway area offers 14 restaurants - the latest & last of which is the 1,900 sq.foot 'The Prado' (based on award-winning 'The Prado at Balboa Park') - marking the completion of the Airport's Development Program, which included the expansion of concession options from 55 to 84, adding local & national favorites (The Pacifica, Breeze Cafe, Panda Express, Jack in the Box), and the refurbishment of shopping & dining offerings.  NOTE: At  'Airport Revenue News  Awards in March 2015, San Diego Airport was the winner of  'Best Overall Concessions Program'.

    Terminal 2 West Side (T2W)) with gates 33 - 50 is currently served by Delta, Delta Connection, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, & Virgin America .
The two airline counters are on opposite sides of the escalator; leading also to separate one security checkpoints: at left for to United & Hawaiian airlines; at right for Delta, Delta Connection, JetBlue, Sun Country & US Airways. Thereafter you arrive at the new 'Sunset Cove' (with United Club & Delta Sky Club).
        A common-use Airspace Lounge is now at post-security, in the corridor between T2E & T2W, offering views, fullfood & bar menu, shower facilities & comfortable seating: open daily.  Fee: $25/day, with free entry for AMEX Platinum & Centurion cardholders.
    Terminal 2 East Side (T2E)  with gates 20-32 is currently served by Air Canada, Allegiant, American, British, Japan, Virgin America, US Airways, Volaris & Westjet.  It houses one ticketing & check-in area for all its airlines, leading to security checkpoints, Duty-free shops, Admiral's Club and gates. Note that the left  security checkpoint is for Air Canada, American, British, Japan & - while the right security checkpoint is for Spirit, Allegiant Air, Volaris & WestJet.

The Commuter Terminal at Diego International Airport (between Stillwater Rd. & Winship Lane, with a Commuter parking lot) serves presently only flights to/from Los Angeles (LAX) by American Eagle, SeaPort, SkyWest & United Express. It is located  on N. Harbor Drive, accessible from either Stillwater Road or Winship Lane.   The small terminal, with its own parking facility has a baggage claim, airline check-in counters, food & drinkin the secured area, an ATM machine, gift shop and restaurant. You can catch both the City Bus and the free Airport Loop Bus outside of it.

Current Airline Lounges:
American Airlines Admirals Club - T2, inside security, to the left.  (tel. 1-800-237-7971)
Delta Sky Club - T2, between gates 37 & 38 (tel. 1-800-221-1212)
United Club - T1, Mezzanine level (tel. 1-800-241-6522).
Airspace Lounge, operated by Swissport, is a common-use (pay-in) lounge located at connector to T2E/T2W, post-security (see above).

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