San Diego Airport Guide
San Diego International Airport, or Lindbergh Field to locals, is located less than five kilometres north-west of downtown San Diego; making it quick and easy to get into the city. The airport is the busiest one-runway airport in the United States and the second busiest in the world, after London's Gatwick Airport. It handles over 600 flights daily, with 22 airlines providing frequent flights to top destinations in the United States and around the globe. Both terminals of the airport include plenty of dining options, lounges, shops and news agents. Planning a trip to the sunny city of San Diego? Look no further than Netflights.com – we receive new deals on San Diego flights daily, ensuring we can offer you the lowest prices.
San Diego International Airport terminals
San Diego Airport operates from two terminals. Terminal 1 is for domestic flights, while Terminal 2 handles international flights. Each of the terminals is divided into east and west wings. The Airport Loop Shuttle provides free and easy transportation between the terminals, 24 hours a day.
San Diego International Airport facilities
San Diego International Airport provides plenty of shops (including duty-free adult and children’s clothing stores and electronics stores), along with a wide range of dining options – with Chinese and American cuisine, craft-beer bars, hamburger joints, cafés and snack bars. Self-service information desks are located on the ground floor of Terminal 1, and on both the ground and second floors of Terminal 2. Assistance is available at these desks from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Bank of America ATMs are located on both the ground floor and second level of both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Travelex outlets are available in both terminals and offer a range of financial services, including currency exchange.
Other facilities at San Diego International Airport include:
· Free Wi-Fi and data ports in both terminals.
· Private suites, available for an hourly rate; some offer snacks, showers, sofas, Wi-Fi, printing and scanning services, as well as television.
· Visual art exhibitions and performances, as part of an on-going exhibition program.
· Two spas, both located in Terminal 2.
Getting to and from San Diego International Airport
Several private and public transport options make it easy to get to and from San Diego International Airport. For a taxi, follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas, where a Transportation Coordinator will assist you in finding an available taxi into the city. All taxis are metred, and reservations are not required.
The Metropolitan Transit System operates the San Diego Transit Flyer (Bus No. 992) between the airport and downtown San Diego. Buses stop at both terminals, every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends. This service is available daily from 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Several companies offer a scheduled/on-demand door-to-door shared-ride shuttle service to and from San Diego Airport. The shuttle stops can be found at the Transportation Plazas located across from Terminals 1 and 2. Reservations are recommended.
A number of U.S. car rental agencies operate from the airport. Reservation boards are located near the baggage claim areas in Terminals 1 and 2. A courtesy shuttle is available for transport between the terminal and the agencies' facilities.
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