Biking is a viable, fun, and healthy transportation choice. This Bike Month, SANDAG provides an entire month of activities to get you GOing by bike. Check out their Bike Month calendar here.
Each year Honor Flight San Diego escorts World War II and Korean War veterans on a round trip flight from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Washington, DC to visit Arlington National Cemetery for the Changing of the Guard ceremony, WWII, Lincoln, Korea, Vietnam, USMC, and Air Force memorials, and the National Guard Museum.
We have more nonstops to Canada this summer than ever before. Fly on Air Canada to Montréal, Toronto, or Vancouver. Or take WestJet to Calgary or Vancouver or Swoop to Edmonton.
April through September is the least tern nesting season at SAN. Since 1970, this endangered migratory sea bird has found a suitable nesting site each year in the sand and gravel located in four oval areas between the runway and airplane taxiway.
It's Earth Day 2022! This month, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) has been celebrating and more importantly doing things to better the planet we call home. Today, we wanted to highlight one way in which you can make a difference. We invite you to be a “Good Traveler” by offsetting your travel through The Good Traveler program.
The San Diego County Regional (Airport Authority) is participating in the 20th Annual Creek To Bay Cleanup! Join the airport and I Love a Clean San Diego on Saturday, April 23rd as we come together to clean up our local environment. We’ll be at Spanish Landing from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. helping prevent litter and pollution from entering our waterways.
Established to enhance customer service, the SAN Arts Program exhibits artwork and presents programs that engage travelers in innovative, memorable, and considerate ways. This month, SAN joins the statewide effort to enhance, educate, and activate arts awareness within our community during Arts, Culture & Creativity month, created by the nonprofit organization Californians for the Arts.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) employs more than 7,000 people in the San Diego area. Some of those jobs include positions with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority), which owns and operates SAN, but most of the jobs are through the airport’s concessionaire partners. Airport concessionaires make up the various food and beverage, gift and news, relaxation, and lounge options inside the airport.
In 1987, the National Women’s History Project successfully petitioned Congress to expand the National Women’s History Week through the entire month of March. Since then, women’s accomplishments and contributions are celebrated and recognized every year during March across the United States.
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Fly Quiet Awards, which recognizes airlines for their efforts to reduce noise during arrivals and departures at San Diego International Airport (SAN).
San Diego International Airport (SAN) is in the middle of bustling downtown San Diego. So it’s no surprise that due to its location, many residential, office buildings, schools, and community use buildings are within a few miles of the airport. If you’ve ever walked around downtown or enjoyed the open shopping and amenities at Liberty Station, you know airplanes fly overhead quite often on the way to SAN. These moments often call for a pause in conversation until the noise has passed…we locals call it the “Point Loma Pause.”
As construction on the new Terminal 1 progresses, it will be necessary to shift some airlines to other locations at the airport. Please be advised of the following construction impacts beginning February 18, 2022.
Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold air travel looks and feels a lot different for those that are passing through airports this time. Each day brings new insight and knowledge about COVID-19 and how best to ensure the health and safety of everyone around the world. It is with this knowledge that since 2020, airports and airlines have been implementing best practices when it comes to cleaning, social distancing, and mask wearing.
Hello, 2022! It’s a new year, and the time is right for new greener habits. Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? We’ve got some ideas below, along with highlights from our latest Sustainability Report.
Our Airport Traffic Officers (ATOs) are looking extra snazzy these days. But their new look is so much more than an aesthetic upgrade; the uniforms were specifically designed to align with industry trends, increase safety, and enhance the customer experience at SAN.
We are committed to keeping the community and passengers of San Diego International Airport (SAN) up to date on the latest New T1 construction impacts. Below are some changes to parking at the airport beginning January 3, 2022.
On December 13, 2021, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Board Chair Gil Cabrera and President & CEO Kim Becker celebrated the groundbreaking for the New T1 with members of the community, stakeholders, and employees.
With the holiday season upon us, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority’s Planning & Environmental Affairs Department put together some eco-friendly holiday tips to help you reduce your environmental footprint in the coming month.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) wants you to be prepared before arriving at the airport during this holiday season. SAN is offering the following travel tips to ensure a safe and seamless journey:
The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is celebrating the launch of the “San Diego Flyer,” a free to customers electric shuttle bus service between the airport and Old Town Transit Center. The electric shuttle buses operate seven days a week, with an average arrival every 20 to 30 minutes.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located in the middle of a bustling downtown area making it in proximity to many homes and businesses. Locals around the airport often refer to a brief pause taken when outside as the “Point Loma pause,” due to aircraft departing or approaching the airport causing loud aircraft noise to fill the air.
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) has released our 2020-2021 Sustainability Report which can be viewed at sustain.san.org. The Sustainability Report serves as a useful barometer for San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) relationship to the environment, the traveling public, its stakeholders, and the greater San Diego community.
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority cares about the environment and our community. That’s why we partner with I Love a Clean San Diego (ILACSD) to participate and encourage participation in their clean-up days. This year, Coastal Cleanup Day is September 18, and the Airport Authority is rallying employees, partners, and the community to join our cleanup group!
Ground support equipment, or GSE, is used to serve aircraft between flights. If you’ve ever looked out the plane window while the plane is still parked at the gate, you’ve seen GSE methodically moving around the tarmac and plane, facilitating various services like cargo and passenger baggage loading and unloading, and pushing the airplane back from the gate. GSE is a very important part of airport and airline operations as it helps ensure everything that is needed to get the plane back in the sky is accomplished in a safe and timely manner.
O, Canada, “The Great White North.” Spanning 3.86 million square miles, our neighbor to the north is home to amazing sights, sounds, sports, food, and people. If you’ve ever enjoyed maple syrup, it likely came from Canada as they produce more than half of the world’s supply of it. Canada has some of the best locations to view the Northern Lights depending on the season. And sports, well ice hockey keeps Canadians busy all year long.
If this weather is any indication, summer is officially here. The SAN Airport Planning & Environmental team has some sustainable summer habits for you to try.
June 15, 2021. It might not be a day that lives in infamy but, it is certainly a day that Californians have been waiting for since Governor Gavin Newsom announced that was the target reopening date. California’s reopening means the tiered restrictions that were in place will be removed in many settings and life will closely resemble what it was like pre-COVID-19. However, at San Diego International Airport (SAN) it’s still business as usual and we still have to abide by a few federally mandated rules. If you are traveling anytime in the future, these are the guidelines still in place while on airport property:
If you’ve ever arrived at SAN and asked for directions to our ground transportation or rental car center, you’ve probably talked to one of our friendly Volunteer Airport Ambassadors.
If you are planning a get-a-way, we want to tell you that it’s getting busier at the airport