San Diego International Airport (SAN)
Facilities and Services
(San Diego, California - CA, USA)
San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the gateway to southwestern California, along with LAX, and it handles 18 million+ people to and from domestic and international destinations each year. Both tourists and businesspeople are well taken care of here, with excellent passenger facilities and personable staff.
Cash machines can be found throughout the airport and there are money changers in terminals 1 and 2. Terminal 2 sees most of the traffic and as such it has the most comprehensive services and facilities, while the Commuter Terminal is a lot smaller but nonetheless well-equipped.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 619 231 7361 (Terminal 1); +1 619 231 5230 (Terminal 2)
There are two staffed information booths at San Diego International Airport (SAN), one in Terminals 1 and the other in Terminal 2, while Travelers Aid desks and roving information volunteers are dotted throughout the terminals. Some useful numbers include:
Airport Main Switchboard - +1 619 686 8065
Terminal 1 Information - +1 619 231 7361
Terminal 2 Information - +1 619 231 5230
Lost Property (Terminal 2) - +1 619 686 8002
Business Services (Sheraton Hotel) - +1 619 291 2900
Car Rental - +1 619 231 2100
Parking and Information - +1 716 634 0315
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
All terminals at San Diego International Airport have a selection of shops, most of which are located on the upper floor of Terminal 2, where you will find many gift and souvenir shops and newsagents. Terminal 1 and the Commuter Terminal also have shopping, but there are no duty-free shops anywhere in the airport.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
San Diego International Airport has an excellent range of eateries, amounting to 30 food and beverage outlets spread throughout the airport. There are coffee shops, snack bars, cafés, restaurants and bars.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
The majority of the airport's cash machines can be found on the ticketing levels of terminals 1 and 2, and there is also one ATM in the Commuter Terminal; major cards are accepted. There are money changers in terminals 1 and 2, and telephones with data ports as well as TDD telephones available throughout the terminals.
Business and Conference Facilities
The nearby Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina provides business travelers with conference rooms and business facilities. It has dozens of meeting rooms, a large exhibition hall with a capacity for 1,600 delegates and comprehensive office facilities. Executive lounges are also available in the airport for members and business-class passengers.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) is well equipped with facilities and services for disabled passengers and it comes with lifts and ramps, TDD telephones, adapted toilets and wheelchair-accessible shuttles, while assistance from volunteer airport ambassadors is available on-request.