San Francisco Airport Overview
SFO celebrated its 90-year anniversary in May 2017. The airport serves Northern California's greater San Francisco Bay Area and is the largest of the three area airports. It is a gateway to the Pacific regions. According to Fodor, San Francisco International is 'One of the Best [airports] in the World'.
Travel & Leisure Magazine’s Social Media in Travel & Tourism Award
Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awarded them Best Airport in the Americas
SkyTrax’s #1 Best Airport Staff in North America
Best Overall Concession Program
Best Concession Management Team
Amenities Program among large airports
CI Magazine’s annual CIO 100 award
ACI Level 3 of Airport Carbon Accreditation
Acterra Award for Sustainability
San Francisco Airport Facts & Stats
San Francisco Airport is located next to the cities of Millbrae & San Bruno, in San Mateo County, 13 miles south of San Francisco, and situated near the junction of Highway 101 and Interstate 380, with easy connection on Hwys 101 or 280 between San Jose & San Francisco. With four long runways and over 55 million passengers annually, San Francisco International Airport is hub to United airlines, and is served by a multitude of domestic and international carriers offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. Airport Butler service at San Francisco Airport - a first in the U.S. - now provides to any paying passenger pre-arranged VIP services (meeting curbside, expediting check-in with advance baggage tags & boarding passes; and assist at security checkpoint & beyond.
San Francisco Airport has four passenger terminals - the International Terminal and Domestic Terminals T1, T2 & T3.
Connecting between terminals: you have 2 choices to get from International Terminal to T1 or T2 - walk or using the Air Train. If connecting from International Terminal to T3, you can either walk or take the AiTrain.
For current traffic information, call 511 from within the San Francisco Bay Area, or 510.817.1717 from outside.
Airport Paging: 1-800-435-9736
US Customs: 650-837-2876
TSA Security: 866-289-9673 or visit tsa.gov.
Baggage storage, wrapping & shipping: Airport Travel Agency at 650-877-0422.
WiFi support: 855-415-9434
Lost /Found items:
Items lost at security checkpoint: 800-764-8050 or email LostandFound@covenantsecurity.com
Items lost onboard the aircraft: call your airline
Important Notices: Use FasTrak-designated lanes, make use of the Airport's CLEAR, PreCheck, Global Entry programs, of APC kiosks and MPC mobile passport control. Check https://travel.state.gov/passports to assure that your passport is still being accepted. Mobile Passport Control (MPC) allows eligible passengers to bypass regular queue by submitting passport info & customs declaration form to CBP via smartphone/ tablet prior to arrival, and then valid for 4 hours.
Airport Recent News:
The 'new Exploratorium store - is a museum of science, art & human perception.
The Terminal 1 $2.4B Redevelopment Project, started in 2016 with a first order of business to create a temporary Boarding Area B (BAB) with 9 fully-operational gates. New Boarding Area B is to have 24 gates. The project also includes development of a new centralized security checkpoint, new baggage handling system, dining & retail concessions & connecting walkways. Walkways will offer easy access from security check to international boarding areas A & C. A new mezzanine level will offer connections to the AirTrain and the central parking garage. Work will be done in phases up to 2024.
San Francisco Intl Airport
San Francisco, CA 94128
Phone: (650) 821 8211 or 800 435 9736
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