Sacramento International Airport Map & Terminal Guide
Getting Around the Airport
Sacramento International Airport is a public Airport in the United States. It is run by the Sacramento County Airport System, and 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.
SMF airport is located 10 miles (16 km) northwest of downtown Sacramento, the capital of the state, in Sacramento County, California, United States.
The main terminal at the SMF airport has two terminals: Terminal A and Terminal B.
Terminal A has 17 gates labelled A1-A17. It is served by Air Canada, American, Delta, and United. It houses on the lower level the baggage claim and check-in counters; on the upper level food & drink and retail concessions, leading to gates A1-5 to the right and to gates A10-17 to the left. There are Escape Lounges in the main lobby.
Terminal B has 20 gates labelled B4-B23. It is served by Aeromexico, Alaska, Boutique, Contour, Frontier, Hawaiian, Horizon, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, and Volaris. It houses on level 1 the baggage claim area, on level 2 the ticketing area with check-in counters, and on level 3 some food & drink and retail concessions. Levels 1, 2 & 3 are in the pre-security area. High-tech exit lanes were installed recently reducing operational costs. It is connected to both the Hourly B carpark and the A& B parking garage.
Food, Shops & Amenities
There are various shopping and dining options inside both terminals of the airport.
Terminal A has Freshii’s, Iron Horse Tavern, and La Taqueria for dining and Baggallini, Erwin Pearl, and InMotion Entertainment for shopping.
Terminal B has Burgers and Brew, Cafeteria 15L, and Camden Food Co. for dining and DOCO Market, Brighton, and Vino Volo.
- Passengers are advised to arrive at least 2 hours before their scheduled departure time to account for TSA security wait times and any possible delays.
- To ensure a smooth check-in process, passengers should pack carry-on luggage in a suitable manner, have photo ID ready, and read all the airline guidelines properly prior to arriving at the airport.
- No unattended baggage will be allowed inside the terminal building. You must keep your bags with you at all times.