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North Side Development
Small Business Development
Open Solicitations
Aviation and Commercial Business
Concessions Management
Ground Transportation Service Providers
Air Service Incentive
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San Diego International Airport is an excellent place for businesses to partner with a public agency. The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority looks forward to working with businesses to provide travelers with world-class amenities and services.

Types of contracts available with the Airport Authority:

  • Architecture
  • Concessions
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Equipment/Supplies
  • Maintenance
  • Professional Services

Authority Contracting

The Airport Authority has a centralized Contracting and Procurement System. View the Authority Contracting page for information and access to the following contracting opportunities with the Airport Authority.

  • Register or Update your Profile in our Vendor Database
  • Search Current Solicitations
  • View Standard Terms and Conditions
  • View Security Instructions
  • How to do Business with the Airport

Public Auctions

The Airport Authority participates in public auctions , live and online, for the sale of miscellaneous surplus items.

North Side Improvements

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is starting a series of major improvements on the north side of San Diego International Airport. More than $300 million in contract opportunities will soon be available!

  • Register your business or Update your profile in our online Vendor Registration Profile
  • Search Current Subcontracting opportunities (construction Trades)
  • Download Prequalification Forms

Small Business

The Airport Authority is committed to the growth of the San Diego region and the Small Business Development department helps local small, historically underutilized, and disabled veteran businesses have every opportunity to do business with the Airport.

  • Community Outreach Events Calendar
  • Information about the State's Small Business, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and/or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Certification Programs
  • Resources Available to the Small Business Community

The Airport Authority encourages all businesses interested in contracting opportunities at San Diego International Airport to register your business through a convenient online Vendor Registration Form or contact the Airport Authority's Small Business Development Department directly to be notified when opportunities arise in your field of work.

Aviation & Commercial Business

Aviation & Commercial Business functions as the landlord for the Airport and other Authority-owned and operated facilities and leaseholds. It also serves as the Authority’s representative in acquiring off-airport property rights from other parties and is responsible for negotiating real estate-related and Authority business agreements, including new airline operating agreements with all carriers, concession agreements, new fee structures with all licensed car rental companies, appraisals of airfield tenant leaseholds for rent adjustments, new leases with the FAA, and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) easements.


  • Lessee's/Sub lessee's Questionnaire
  • Tenant Plan Submittal Process
  • Aviation Easement Package

Ground Transportation Service Providers

Operation of commercial vehicles throughout the airport is governed by procedures established by the Airport Authority’s Ground Transportation Department. Unlicensed operators are subject to fines and removal from airport property. If you're interested in providing ground transportation services at San Diego International Airport, contact the Ground Transportation Department at 619-400-2685.

Air Service Incentive Program

The airport presently has two incentive programs available for new air service.

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