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12/8/2020  Our 2019-2020 Sustainability Report

Examining our Social, Economic, and Environmental Performance

Every year we work on compiling a Sustainability Report which re-affirms our commitment to continuous improvement and transparency in social, economic, and environmental performance. We have released our 2019-2020 Sustainability Report which can be viewed at

12/2/2020  Examining SAN’s HVAC system

During the pandemic, there has been a great deal of emphasis on air circulation and its relation to COVID-19. All HVAC systems at San Diego International Airport (SAN) were designed to meet American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers standards for ventilation for indoor air quality. Our systems meet or exceed industry filtration standards, meaning we filter the air at a recommended level between “Superior Commercial Buildings” and “Hospital Inpatient Care.” Additionally, 60 percent of air handlers installed in the airport contain ultraviolet light which provides extra protection to kill bacteria and viruses.

11/23/2020  Being a Good Traveler

2019 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory
In 2015, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) launched The Good Traveler program at San Diego International Airport (SAN) to provide an easy, affordable, and meaningful way for interested passengers to make their travel more sustainable. Through the program, individuals can purchase carbon offsets online, at select terminal concessions, and through the airport parking reservation and payment system with proceeds going toward conservation projects that help counteract the effect of greenhouse gas emissions on the environment. Since launching five years ago, the program now includes 17 participating airports in North America that have collectively offset nearly 670 million miles of travel.

11/20/2020  Alaska Airlines Now Offers Flights to Cancún and Fort Lauderdale from SAN

Here at San Diego International Airport (SAN), there are certain destinations that we would love to include on our nonstop destination list. Those routes are ones that we don’t currently offer and would allow for our community to access locations without having to connect or fly from regional hubs. Cancún, Mexico is one of those routes. Our air service team has been trying to get service to Cancún for quite some time (a couple of years at least, but hey, who’s counting) and Alaska Airlines finally came through for the win when they announced they would begin seasonal service on November 20.

11/20/2020  Alaska Airlines Launches Flights to Cancún and Fort Lauderdale from San Diego International Airport

Alaska Airlines launched its first flight to Cancún, Mexico via Cancún International Airport (CUN) from San Diego International Airport (SAN) today. The winter seasonal service to Cancún marks the first time SAN has had nonstop service to this popular destination in over a decade. The airline will begin nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. via Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) tomorrow, November 21. This is the first time Alaska Airlines will offer nonstop service from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale.

11/18/2020  San Diego International Airport Offers Tips for Holiday Travel Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

San Diego International Airport (SAN) wants those who will be traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday to be prepared before they arrive at the airport. SAN is offering the following travel tips to ensure a safe and seamless journey: 

11/17/2020  Traveling During the Holiday Season? Check Out These Helpful Travel Tips

Traveling During the Holiday Season? Check Out These Helpful Travel Tips
For those who will be traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday, here are some tips to ensure you have a safe and seamless journey...