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Airport Authority to host public meeting on the FAA’s SoCal Metroplex project  |  Sep 29, 2015

SAN DIEGO – September 29, 2015 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will host a public community meeting featuring staff from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). San Diego residents will have an opportunity to get... Read More

San Diego International Airport puts carbon offsets on the menu with The Good Traveler program  |  Sep 17, 2015

SAN DIEGO – September 17, 2015 – Today, San Diego International Airport (SAN) officially launched The Good Traveler, a pilot program designed to encourage sustainable travel by enabling individuals to offset the environmental impact... Read More

Airport Authority to Present Additional Airport Development Plan Concept at Community Open House  |  Jul 9, 2015

The Airport Development Plan (ADP) is the next master planning phase for San Diego International Airport, and will enable the airport to meet demand through 2035. As the planning process continues, the Airport Authority is hosting a community... Read More

San Diego International Airport enhances ridesharing operations with start of service by Lyft and Uber  |  Jul 2, 2015

SAN DIEGO – July 2, 2015 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority today signed permits for ridesharing companies Lyft and Uber to begin operations at San Diego International Airport (SAN) as part of a... Read More

Airport Authority adopts resolution to facilitate permitting for ride sharing at San Diego International Airport  |  Jul 1, 2015

SAN DIEGO – July 1, 2015 – The Airport Authority Board today adopted a resolution that removes the fingerprinting requirement from the Airport Authority’s background check process for several ground transportation providers,... Read More

Airport Authority named ‘Sustainability Champion of the Year’ by North San Diego Business Chamber  |  Jun 19, 2015

SAN DIEGO – June 19, 2015 – In recognition of its comprehensive efforts in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation, environmental protection and waste management, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has been... Read More

San Diego International Airport celebrates major construction milestone with Rental Car Center “Topping Out” ceremony  |  Jun 16, 2015

SAN DIEGO – June 16, 2015 – San Diego International Airport celebrated a major milestone today in the $316 million Rental Car Center’s construction: completion of the 2,000,000-square-foot facility’s innovative concrete... Read More

San Diego International Airport Unveils Admiral Boland Way  |  Jun 4, 2015

SAN DIEGO – June 4, 2015 – San Diego International Airport hosted a dedication on Wednesday of Admiral Boland Way, on the north side of the airport, in honor of Rear Admiral Bruce Boland, a former Airport Authority Board member. Read More

Commuter Terminal airline services to relocate to Terminals 1 and 2 on June 4  |  May 29, 2015

SAN DIEGO – May 29, 2015 – Effective June 4, airlines that currently operate out of the Commuter Terminal at San Diego International Airport will be relocating to gates in Terminals 1 and 2. Read More

San Diego International Airport offers helpful travel tips as summer kicks off  |  May 22, 2015

SAN DIEGO – May 22, 2015 – As Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the busy summer travel season, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is reminding San Diego International Airport (SAN) visitors to keep several... Read More

Airport Authority Named ‘Recycler of the Year’ in San Diego  |  Apr 23, 2015

SAN DIEGO – April 23, 2015 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, which owns and operates San Diego International Airport, was named a Recycler of the Year by the City of San Diego for the ninth consecutive time at a... Read More

Spirit Airlines to move operations at San Diego International Airport from Terminal 2 East to Terminal 2 West  |  Mar 27, 2015

SAN DIEGO – March 27, 2015 – Effective Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Spirit Airlines will move its operations from Terminal 2 East to a new location in Terminal 2 West at San Diego International Airport. Read More

CNN Airport Network Debuts at San Diego International Airport  |  Mar 27, 2015

SAN DIEGO – March 27, 2015 – Passengers traveling through San Diego International Airport (SAN) can now catch up on the latest news and entertainment with CNN Airport Network. Read More

San Diego International Airport unveils largest-ever public art exhibition celebrating Balboa Park Centennial  |  Mar 24, 2015

SAN DIEGO – March 24, 2015 – San Diego International Airport today unveiled Balboa Park & the City: Celebrating San Diego’s Panama-California Exposition; the largest and most ambitious year-long exhibition offered by... Read More

San Diego International Airport Wins “Best Overall Concessions Program” at the Airport Revenue News Awards  |  Mar 19, 2015

SAN DIEGO – March 19, 2015 – The celebration continues for San Diego International Airport’s Concession Development Program (CDP). This month marked the completion of the concession transformation that increased the number... Read More

SSP America and San Diego International Airport Celebrate the Grand Opening of The Prado at the Airport  |  Mar 12, 2015

(United States, March 12, 2015) SSP America, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations throughout North America, and San Diego International Airport (SAN) celebrated the grand opening today of the Cohn... Read More

San Diego Half Marathon may impact airport commute  |  Mar 5, 2015

SAN DIEGO – March 5, 2015 – Users of San Diego International Airport may experience traffic delays on the roadways accessing the airport on Sunday, March 8 due to the annual San Diego Half Marathon. The race is scheduled to... Read More

Opening celebration held for first common-use lounge at San Diego International Airport  |  Feb 25, 2015

SAN DIEGO – February 25, 2015 – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today officially marking the opening of Airspace Lounge, the first and only common-use lounge at San Diego International Airport (SAN). Located post-security in... Read More

Airport Seeking Design-Build Team for “High-Level Experience” Parking Plaza at Terminal 2  |  Feb 4, 2015

SAN DIEGO – February 4, 2015 – A design-build team to create the parking structure of the future is being sought to lead development of the next major improvement at San Diego International Airport. Read More

San Diego International Airport Serves Record Number of Passengers in 2014  |  Jan 23, 2015

SAN DIEGO – January 23, 2015 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) served a record 18.7 million passengers in 2014, the highest total since 2007. SAN also set new records for total passenger boarding and international passengers. Read More

Automated Passport Control Kiosks Unveiled at San Diego International Airport  |  Jan 14, 2015

SAN DIEGO – January 14, 2015 – Today, San Diego International Airport (SAN) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) introduced eight new Automated Passport Control kiosks. Located in SAN’s Federal Inspection Services area,... Read More

San Diego International Airport to Host Contract Opportunity Awareness Event for Small and Local Businesses  |  Jan 7, 2015

SAN DIEGO – January 7, 2015 – San Diego International Airport will host a special Opportunity Awareness event to discuss business ventures with the airport, rental car companies and the Rental Car Center’s third-party operator. Read More

San Diego International Airport offers helpful travel tips this holiday season  |  Dec 19, 2014

SAN DIEGO – December 19, 2014 – With approximately 55,000 passengers expected to pass through San Diego International Airport (SAN) each day between now and the Sunday after New Year’s, the San Diego County Regional Airport... Read More

US Airways moving operations at San Diego International Airport  |  Dec 8, 2014

SAN DIEGO – December 8, 2014 – Effective December 11, US Airways will move its operations from Terminal 2 West to Terminal 2 East. Ticketing and check-in counters will be located next to American Airlines, west of the security... Read More

San Diego International Airport Seeks Public Input on Airport Development Plan Concepts  |  Dec 1, 2014

SAN DIEGO – December 1, 2014 – The next phase of master planning at San Diego International Airport is under way, and the public is being asked to weigh in through a brief online survey.

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Tips for navigating San Diego International Airport this Thanksgiving holiday  |  Nov 24, 2014

SAN DIEGO – November 24, 2014 – As many as 60,000 passengers a day are expected to pass through San Diego International Airport (SAN) during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. To help air travelers navigate quickly and... Read More

Restaurateur sought to fill unique restaurant location at San Diego International Airport’s new Rental Car Center  |  Nov 20, 2014

San Diego, California – November 20, 2014 – Location Matters Brokerage Services announces the opportunity to lease a large restaurant location in conjunction with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, operator of San... Read More

Commercial Flights Take Off to Baja California with SeaPort Airlines' New Nonstop Flight From San Diego To San Felipe  |  Nov 19, 2014

SAN FELIPE, Mexico, Nov. 19, 2014 – Baja California Tourism announces commercial airline service from the United States to San Felipe via SeaPort Airlines, which will begin direct flights from San Diego International Airport (SAN) on Dec.... Read More

San Diego International Airport Awards $155 Million to Local Businesses and $60 Million to Small Businesses in Rental Car Center Construction Contracts  |  Nov 13, 2014

SAN DIEGO – November 13, 2014 – As construction of the San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center nears its halfway mark, local businesses have been awarded construction contracts totaling $155 million and small businesses won... Read More

Community forum and teen workshop will influence future artwork at San Diego International Airport  |  Nov 10, 2014

San Diego International Airport will host a community forum and teen workshop to generate ideas from San Diego’s youth, airport stakeholders, and the general public on two future public art mural designs. The murals will be displayed on the... Read More

Airport Authority launches new fellowship program for military veterans  |  Nov 5, 2014

SAN DIEGO – November 5, 2014 – On November 12, 2014 – the day after Veteran’s Day – the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will welcome three participants in a new program assisting veterans in the... Read More

Explore more of Hawaii from San Diego with Alaska Airlines  |  Oct 22, 2014

SEATTLE (October 22, 2014) — Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego International Airport and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new... Read More

Airport Authority to hold major emergency training exercise at San Diego International Airport  |  Oct 3, 2014

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will hold its triennial full-scale emergency exercise on Wednesday, October 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at San Diego International Airport. This exercise will test critical first responders,... Read More

Airport Authority celebrates new nonstop service between San Diego and Burbank on SeaPort Airlines  |  Oct 1, 2014

SAN DIEGO – October 1, 2014 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority celebrated the inaugural flight today between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR). With four roundtrip flights... Read More

SeaPort Airlines to Launch Nonstop Flights Between San Diego and Burbank  |  Jul 30, 2014

PORTLAND, OR (July 30, 2014) – SeaPort Airlines, Inc. announced today that it will increase its presence in Southern California with the introduction of nonstop flights between Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) and San Diego International... Read More

San Diego International Airport reinforces commitment to sustainability with latest report  |  Jul 23, 2014

SAN DIEGO – July 23, 2014 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, owner and operator of San Diego International Airport (SAN), has launched its third comprehensive sustainability report(http://sustain.san.org),... Read More

Airport Authority receives several distinguished awards for The Green Build  |  Jul 18, 2014

SAN DIEGO – July 18, 2014 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has received five major awards over the last couple of months for its Green Build terminal expansion project... Read More

Frontier Airlines to move operations from Terminal 2 East to Terminal 1 at San Diego International Airport on July 15  |  Jul 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO – July 11, 2014 – Effective Tuesday, July 15, 2014, Frontier Airlines will move from Terminal 2 East to a new location in Terminal 1 at San Diego International Airport.  In Terminal 1, Frontier Airlines will operate... Read More

San Diego International Airport Parking Plaza Given Go-Ahead  |  Jul 7, 2014

SAN DIEGO – July 7, 2014 – The Board of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority voted to direct staff to proceed with construction of a long-anticipated parking plaza adjacent to Terminal 2. The Board also approved an Addendum... Read More

Airport Authority wins Golden Watchdog Award for The Green Build  |  Jun 24, 2014

SAN DIEGO – June 24, 2014 – The Green Build expansion project at San Diego International Airport has earned the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority a Golden Watchdog Award from the San Diego County Taxpayers Association for... Read More

San Diego International Airport’s first meditation room, The Spirit of Silence, opens to travelers  |  Jun 20, 2014

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority celebrated the opening of The Spirit of Silence, or Reflection Room, today with an invocation ceremony and brief remarks. The Spirit of Silence is a serene place for travelers to contemplate,... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines moves operations at San Diego International Airport to newly completed Green Build at Terminal 2 West  |  Jun 19, 2014

SAN DIEGO – June 19, 2014 – Effective June 25, Hawaiian Airlines will move its operations at San Diego International Airport (SAN) from Terminal 2 East to the newly completed Green Build at Terminal 2 West. Ticketing and check-in... Read More

All Delta flights at San Diego International Airport to operate from Terminal 2  |  Jun 5, 2014

SAN DIEGO – June 2, 2014 – Effective June 5, 2014, flights on Delta Air Lines from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will join all other Delta departures at SAN Terminal 2 and will no... Read More

Biocom partners with San Diego International Airport Arts Program to showcase scientific breakthroughs  |  Jun 4, 2014

SAN DIEGO – June 4, 2014 – Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, and the San Diego International Airport Arts Program announce the return of the cell culture exhibit, a showcase of art from... Read More

Mayor reappoints Robert H. Gleason as Chair of Airport Authority Board  |  May 29, 2014

SAN DIEGO – May 29, 2014 – Robert H. Gleason has been reappointed Board Chair of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. The City Council unanimously approved his reappointment on May 21,... Read More

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon may impact airport commute  |  May 29, 2014

SAN DIEGO – May 29, 2014 – Users of San Diego International Airport may experience traffic delays on the roadways accessing the airport on Sunday, June 1 due to the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon. The... Read More

Airport Authority offers Memorial Day weekend travel tips  |  May 23, 2014

SAN DIEGO – May 23, 2014 – As travelers prepare for the Memorial Day weekend, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority reminds passengers and other San Diego International Airport (SAN) users to keep several useful tips in... Read More

Honor Flight WWII veterans return to spectacular welcome  |  Apr 30, 2014

San Diego, CA. APRIL 30, 2014 – At 2:55 PM on Sunday, May 4, 80 WWII veterans will return to San Diego on a chartered US Airways flight after visiting the WWII Memorial. The veterans will be wowed by the airport reception, including music of... Read More

San Diego Now Home to World’s First LEED Platinum Certified Commercial Airport Terminal  |  Apr 9, 2014

SAN DIEGO – April 9, 2014 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification for The Green Build terminal expansion from the... Read More

San Diego Airport Volunteers Honored by TSA for their work with Wounded Warriors  |  Apr 7, 2014

SAN DIEGO – April 7, 2014 – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at San Diego International Airport presented certificates of recognition and agency coins this morning to three volunteers for the work they have done in... Read More
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