Airport Maps & Terminal Guide
Getting Around the Airport
San Francisco Airport has four terminals and six concourses: International Terminal, Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. The International Terminal has two concourses: Concourse A and G. Terminal 1 comes with Concourses B, Terminal 2 has Concourse C and D, and Terminal 3 comes with Concourses E and F.
The International Terminal at San Francisco Airport has two concourses: Concourse A and G. Concourse A has 15 gates labelled A1-A15 while Concourse G has 14 gates labelled G1-G15.
Inside the International Terminal is a Global Entry Office at the Pre-Security and Arrivals Level, as well as a Medical Clinic at the Pre-Security and Departures/Ticketing Level.
Concourse A is served by Air France, Avianca, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Copa Airlines, EL AL, EL AL, EVA AIR, Finnair, French bee, Iberia, KLM, Level, Norwegian, Qantas, Virgin Atlantic, and WestJet.
Concourse A comes with Animal Relief Areas at the side of the post-security areas, Bank of America ATMs near Gate A3, and Automatic External Defibrillators near Gates A1, A6, and A11. CLEAR services offered by the TSA are available at all A Gates Security Checkpoints. There are Companion Care Restroom Facilities and Hydration Stations near Gate A1. Phone service for the deaf can be found at the Departures and Arrivals levels, while Vending Machines can be found near Gate A6.
Concourse G is served by Aer Lingus, AeroMexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, Alaska, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, Copa Airlines, EL AL, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, French bee, Frontier, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and WestJet.
Concourse G comes with an outdoors terrace open for all passengers. In the main hall of the international terminal, passengers can find various facilities like the Aviation Museum and Library, Berman Reflection Room, SFO Museum Exhibits, and Video Arts. Bank of America ATMs are available inside this concourse near Gate 1 and the BART station, while foreign exchange services can be found near Gate G3. Automatic External Defibrillators are available near Gates G4, G7, and G10 as well as on the wall leading to Terminal 3. CLEAR services offered by the TSA are available at all G Gates Security Checkpoints. There are Companion Care Restroom Facilities near Gate G10, and Nurseries and Hydration Stations near Gate G4. Phone service for the deaf can be found at the Departures and Arrivals levels, while Vending Machines can be found near Gate G2.
See SFO International Terminal Map for more information and list of amenities.
Terminal 1 comes with one concourse: Concourses B. This concourse has 18 gates labelled B6-9, B12-14, and B17-27. This terminal is served by American, JetBlue, and Southwest.
You can find SFO Museum Exhibits inside Terminal 1. There are Animal Relief Areas and Nurseries near Gate B6 as well as Hydration Stations in the post-security area. Bank of America ATMs can be found at three locations: near Gate B9, near baggage carousel 16, and Gate B15/B16 holdroom, while Wells Fargo ATMs can be found near Gate B9. CLEAR services offered by the TSA are available at all B Gates Security Checkpoints. Shoeshine services can be found near Gate B3.
Refer to the SFO Terminal 1 Map for more information and list of shops and services.
Terminal 2 has two concourses: Concourse C and D. Concourse C has 10 gates labelled C2-C11 and Concourse D has 18 gates labelled D1-D18. This terminal is served by Alaska and Delta airlines.
You can find a Christian Science Reading Room near the entrance to Gates C2 through C11, Kids' Spot, SFO Museum Exhibits, and for relaxation XpresSpa, a Yoga Room, as well as a SkyTerrace inside Terminal 2. There are several locations of Animal Relief Areas: a) in the pre-security area, b) between gates C5 and C7, and c) in courtyard 2 and 3. Bank of America ATMs can be found behind Starbucks and across Andale at the Departures level, and on the Arrivals level at the south end. China Union Pay ATMs can be found: a) in the pre-security area of the Departures level and the Arrivals level, b) near the food court, and c) near Gate D17. Wells Fargo ATMs can also be found here near Gate C4. Automatic External Defibrillators are located at several points inside this terminal: pre-security are between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 on Level 3, post-security near the Yoga Room, near the security exit. near Gates D16, D15, D14, and D8, at the baggage claim near Door 12, Door 16, and Door 1, and the one near Smarte Carte Office. CLEAR services offered by the TSA are available at all C and D Gates Security Checkpoints. This terminal also comes with Companion Care Restroom Facilities found near the pre-security area on the Arrivals level and the post-security area on the Departures level. Nurseries can be found: a) near Gates C7, D4, D14, b) on the Departures Level by Museum Art Cases, Checkpoint, and behind Alaska Ticket Counter, and c) pre-security area on the Arrivals level near Carousel 1 and 4. Hydration Stations near Gates D3 and D14, phone service for the deaf at the Departures and Arrivals levels, and vending machines by the Alaska Baggage Carousel 3, American Baggage Carousel 1, by the American Airlines Employee Lounge, and Gate D16, are also included.
.See the SFO Terminal 2 Map for more information and terminal amenities.
Terminal 3 comes with two concourses: Concourses E and F. Concourse E has 13 gates labelled E1-E13 while Concourse F has 23 gates labelled F1-F22 with the addition of F3A. This terminal is served by only one airline: Delta.
You can find two Kids' Spots, a Yoga Room near Gate E6, and SFO Museum Exhibits in Terminal 3. There are Animal Relief Areas on the entrance to Gates F11 through F22 and Courtyard 4. Bank of America ATMs can be found at five locations: near Gate E3 and E6, on the Departures Level at Alcove, across from Gate F2, and near the baggage carousel 10. Well Fargo ATMs are at four locations: near Gate F5 and E3, and on the Arrivals Level for F and E Gates. China Union Pay ATMs are near Gate E3 and F2. Automatic External Defibrillators are located at several points: outside the security exit near Gate E4, Baggage Claim Door 11, 3 and 5, as well as near Gate F11, E1, E3, E7, and E6. Currency exchange facilities are also available. CLEAR services offered by the TSA are available at all E and F Gates Security Checkpoints. Companion Care Restroom Facilities are found near Gate E6 as well as on the Mezzanine Level, and near the entrance to Gates F11 through F22. Nurseries are located near Gate E5, F4, F16, Departures Level by Entryway Door 5, and Mezzanine Level by Concession Area. Hydration Stations near Gate E8 and near the entrance to Gates F11 through F2, can also be found. Shoeshine services are available near Gates F3 and F15. Phone service for the deaf at the Departures and Arrivals levels, and vending machines by the United Baggage Carousel 10, 4, and 3, and by Gate E6 and F4, are also included.
Check out the SFO Terminal 3 Map for more information and location of restaurants, stores and shops.
Food, Shops & Amenities
There are many options for shopping and dining around the SFO airport. Some notable shops and restaurants include 24th & Mission Taco House and Brookstone in International Terminal Main Hall; Black Point Cafe and Burberry in Concourse A; Joe & The Juice and Chocolate Market in Concourse G; Amy's Drive Thru and DepARTures in Terminal 1; Andalé Mexican Restaurant and 49 Mile Market in Terminal 2; and Amoura Cafe and California Lifestyle in Terminal 3. Refer to the SFO Airport Terminal Map on this page to locate your favorite amenity(s).
The security checkpoints at the SFO airport are monitored by the Federal TSA - Transportation Security Administration. Only passengers possessing tickets are allowed to proceed beyond any of the security checkpoints. All security checkpoints provide access to the concourses and airplane gates. Please check the SFO Airport Map on this page for the location of SFO Security Checkpoints in relation to your gate.
The hours and wait times estimates for each security checkpoint can be found on the San Francisco Airport Security Wait Times Page.
There are several airline lounges offering various services to the airport passengers at the SFO airport. Inside the International Terminal Concourse A, there is the Air France - KLM Lounge, Cathay Pacific Lounge, Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge, Philippine Airlines Mabuhay Lounge, Virgin Atlantic ClubHouse Lounge, and China Airlines' Lounge near Gate A1. There is also the British Airways Lounge between Gates A5 and A9, Emirates Lounge between Gates A2 and A6 of this concourse. Inside the International Terminal Concourse G, there is the United Club between Gates G6 and G9, and the United Polaris Lounge near Gate G1. Terminal 1 has the American Airlines Admirals Club near and Terminal 2 includes the Delta Sky Club near Gate C3. Terminal 3 comes with the American Express - The Centurion Lounge near Gate F2 and the United Club at three locations: rotunda of the F Gates, near Gate E4 and E2.
International Arrivals & Transfers
All international passengers and flights are catered to by the International terminal with Concourse A and G. For more information please see the details on this terminal above.
- Arrive 90 minutes to 2 hours before flight time for domestic flights and 3 hours before flight time for international flights
- Print your boarding passes beforehand or use electronic boarding passes to save time
- Get all information regarding baggage sizes, airline schedule, curbside pickup/dropoff, or wheelchairs, prior to reaching the airport
- Check out the SFO Terminal Map prior to arriving at the airport to get familiar with the layout
- When traveling with children:
- Account for extra time
- Keep children activities in your carry-ons
- Contact the airline beforehand if you need assistance for minors
- When traveling with pets or other animals:
- Avoid elevators and walkways
- Review the airline policies beforehand
- Use the pet relief areas if required. These terminals are located inside the terminals and at the arrival/baggage claim levels
- All pets are to remain inside the carries in the terminals, except for service animals