The Airport offers a variety of services for passengers with disabilities, described
in detail below (see Accessibility features). If you require additional information,
please refer to the “Accessibility Services” guide available at airport information
centers located in Terminals 1 and 2.
Pursuant to its Policy 8.10, it is the intent of the San Diego County Regional Airport
Authority (“Authority”) to provide access to San Diego International Airport (“SDIA”)
and the services associated with its operation to persons with disabilities in accordance
with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Persons with disabilities or their representatives may request reasonable accommodations
in alternative format, including documents, by contacting your respective airline
for airline related needs, or the Airport Authority’s Customer Relations Coordinator for
airport facility related needs.
Customer Relations Coordinator
3225 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101
Numerous accessibility services such as TDD telephones, visual paging monitors and
courtesy carts operated by the Volunteer Airport Ambassadors are conveniently located
throughout San Diego International Airport. Also, Volunteer Airport Ambassadors,
Harbor Police Officers and Airport Traffic Officers are available at key locations
inside and outside the terminals to assist travelers with special needs.
In the event a request for access to programs, services or facilities cannot be
resolved, a grievance may be mailed to the Authority Clerk using the form below.
Public transit is available via the Flyer Route No. 992, a Metropolitan Transit
System bus that travels to and from the airport and downtown San Diego, stopping
between Terminals 1 and 2 and the Commuter Terminal. The 15-minute bus service connects
with Trolley, Coaster and Amtrak stations and is wheelchair accessible.
Planning a trip using Flyer Route 992 is easy when you use the
Online Transit Information System.
Inter-Terminal "Airport Loop" Bus
The "Airport Loop" provides complementary, wheelchair-accessible transportation between
the airport's terminals at intervals not to exceed 10 minutes. Designated bus
stops are located curbside at all three terminals. For additional information call Ace Parking, Inc. at 619.291.1508.
Car Rental/Courtesy Vehicles
Car rental agencies provide special access courtesy vehicles. A telephone at the
reservation boards in each baggage claim area can be used to request a special access
shuttle or contact the Volunteer Airport Ambassadors for assistance.
Need a taxi or a shuttle? Proceed directly to curbside and indicate to an Airport
Traffic Officer that you need assistance or call the Volunteer Airport Ambassadors
Parking for travelers with disabilities is available in the parking lots of all
three airport terminals, as well as the airport's long-term parking lots on Harbor
Drive and Pacific Highway.