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Airport Authority Hires Domenico D’Ambrosio as Vice President of Marketing, Innovation and Chief Revenue Officer  |  Oct 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – October 2, 2018 – Domenico D’Ambrosio has been hired for the newly created position of Vice President of Marketing, Innovation and Chief Revenue Officer for the San Diego... Read More

SAN is Now One of Top 10 Airports in North America for Carbon Emissions Reduction  |  Sep 27, 2018

SAN DIEGO – September 27, 2018 – San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognized by the global agency that enforces carbon standards for airports worldwide. Read More

San Diego International Airport’s Innovation Lab welcomes first group of innovators into new accelerator program  |  Sep 24, 2018

SAN DIEGO – September 24, 2018 – The first successful applicants have begun testing their ideas in the Airport Innovation Lab at San Diego International Airport (SAN). The first two focus areas are airport parking and easing the airport... Read More

San Diego International Airport contributes nearly $12 billion to regional economy  |  Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – September 18, 2018 – A new Economic Impact Study completed for San Diego International Airport (SAN) indicates a dramatic increase in regional employment, payroll and economic impact as a result of the airport. The study quantifies... Read More

Parking Plaza Public Art Wins Major International Merit Award  |  Sep 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – September 6, 2018 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) has won an international design award for a unique piece of public art in the Terminal 2 Parking Plaza. Formation, created by artist Mark Reigelman, received Merit honors in... Read More

Airport Authority launches new mobile app for the public to submit concerns about aircraft noise  |  Aug 24, 2018

SAN DIEGO – August 24, 2018 – The Airport Authority has launched a new mobile app that provides members of the public an easy-to-use, no-cost option for submitting an aircraft noise complaint.  The app is part of an upgraded Airport Noise... Read More

Airport Authority to Host Industry Forum for Airport Development Plan Projects at San Diego International Airport  |  Aug 21, 2018

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will host an Industry Forum for design and construction businesses to discuss plans for Phase 1 of the Airport Development Plan (ADP) including the replacement of Terminal 1. The ADP is a master... Read More

Airport Authority initiates dialogue over Port of San Diego’s unprecedented fee on Airport Tenants  |  Aug 3, 2018

SAN DIEGO – August 3, 2018 – The Airport Authority held a meeting with Port of San Diego leaders today regarding an unprecedented Port-imposed user fee on rental car transactions taking place on airport property. Read More

San Diego International Airport Wins Innovation Award  |  Jul 17, 2018

SAN DIEGO – July 17, 2018 –The Airport Innovation Accelerator established by American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has recognized San Diego International Airport (SAN) as the 2018 Most Innovative Large Hub Airport award. Read More

Airport Authority Releases Draft Environmental Document for Terminal 1 Replacement Program  |  Jul 9, 2018

xSAN DIEGO – July 9, 2018 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority today released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for its Airport Development Plan (ADP), the centerpiece of which is the replacement of the 51-year-old... Read More

Ribbon-cutting held for expansive new International Arrivals facility at San Diego International Airport  |  Jun 28, 2018

SAN DIEGO – June 28, 2018 – Today, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, along with officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Turner|PCL Joint Venture, held a ribbon-cutting to mark the completion of a new... Read More

Harbor Drive Traffic Committee, Small Business Development Among Topics Highlighted in Annual Sustainability Report  |  Jun 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – June 11, 2018 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority demonstrated a deep commitment to the community in the last year, spearheading a regional committee to study ways to improve traffic flow on Harbor Drive. It also worked... Read More

San Diego International Airport Launches New Online Parking Reservation System  |  Jun 1, 2018

SAN DIEGO – June 1, 2018 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority launched a new parking reservation system today on the heels of opening the Terminal 2 Parking Plaza on May 18 and just in time for the busy summer travel... Read More

Airport Authority Seeking Applicants for Its Innovation Lab’s Inaugural Acceleration Program  |  Apr 30, 2018

SAN DIEGO – April 30, 2018 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, in concert with its Innovation Lab’s third-party operator, Detecon Innovation Institute, has released the first two “opportunity statements” to solicit applicants to... Read More

San Diego International Airport launches airport-wide gate delivery service  |  Mar 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is pleased to announce the official launch of “AtYourGate powered by GOLO,” an airport-wide passenger mobile ordering and delivery service at San Diego International... Read More

Airport Authority Signs Third-Party Operator to Manage Unique Innovation Lab  |  Jan 30, 2018

SAN DIEGO – January 30, 2018 – By entering into a two-year agreement with Detecon Innovation Institute (Institute), the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority intends to take its unique, airport-environment Innovation Lab to the next level... Read More

Airport Authority Hires Dennis Probst as New Vice President of Development  |  Nov 30, 2017

SAN DIEGO – November 30, 2017 – Dennis Probst has been hired as Vice President of Development for the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.  He starts December 4. Read More

San Diego International Airport offers helpful tips for navigating the airport this Thanksgiving holiday  |  Nov 21, 2017

SAN DIEGO – November 21, 2017 – An average of 60,000 passengers a day are expected to pass through San Diego International Airport (SAN) during the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period – up 20 percent over a normal week. To help air travelers... Read More

San Diego International Airport Wins Environmental Excellence Award  |  Oct 27, 2017

SAN DIEGO – October 27, 2017 – Two projects at San Diego International Airport (SAN) that advance water conservation and reuse efforts have received the Industrial Environmental Association’s (IEA) 2017 Environmental Excellence Award. Read More

San Diego International Airport Unveils Iconic Dynamic, Solar-powered Public Art Installation on Rental Car Center  |  Sep 13, 2017

SAN DIEGO – September 13, 2017 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) and artist team Ueberall International today officially unveiled DAZZLE, the region’s largest high-tech public art installation spanning the nearly one-third-mile façade... Read More

Airport Authority completes major bond sale, earns lowest interest rate in airport’s history  |  Aug 3, 2017

Airport Launches Green Concessions Program  |  Jul 24, 2017

SAN DIEGO – July 24, 2017 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) has launched the Green Concessions program, which rewards and recognizes airport concessionaires that help reduce water and energy use, minimize waste and educate consumers on what... Read More

San Diego International Airport Seeking Third-Party Operator for Unique Innovation Lab  |  Jul 20, 2017

SAN DIEGO – July 20, 2017 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is seeking a third-party individual or firm to help refine, build out and operate the Innovation Lab. Read More

Airport Authority Issues Annual Sustainability Report  |  Jun 29, 2017

SAN DIEGO – June 29, 2017 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority’s Sustainability Report is now available at sustain.san.org. Read More

MetroGnomes Dynamic Sculpture Wins National Award  |  Jun 27, 2017

SAN DIEGO – June 27, 2017 – San Diego International Airport’s MetroGnomes art piece has been honored by the Public Art Network Year in Review program, the only national program that specifically recognizes compelling public art.  Read More

Lufthansa to Launch Non-stop Service Linking Frankfurt & SAN  |  Jun 22, 2017

SAN DIEGO – June 22, 2017 – Lufthansa will offer direct flights between its largest hub, Frankfurt, Germany, and San Diego on a year-round basis beginning in March 2018.

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San Diego International Airport Breaks Ground on Federal Inspection Station in Terminal 2 West  |  May 17, 2017

SAN DIEGO – May 17, 2017 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) today officially kicked off construction of a new Federal Inspection Station (FIS) at the west end of Terminal 2. The new Customs facility is being designed to accommodate the... Read More

Condor Airlines launches first-ever nonstop service between San Diego and Germany  |  May 2, 2017

SAN DIEGO – May 2, 2017 – Condor Airlines inaugurated new seasonal nonstop service between San Diego and Frankfurt, Germany on May 1, 2017. The new flight is the only nonstop connection between San Diego and Continental Europe. Read More

San Diego International Airport’s “The Good Traveler” Program Named Best Innovation in Sustainability  |  Apr 28, 2017

SAN DIEGO – April 28, 2017 – Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) has recognized San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) “The Good Traveler” program as the “Best Innovation in Sustainability” at the ACI-NA Airport Concessions... Read More

Airport Authority Names New President/CEO  |  Mar 27, 2017

SAN DIEGO – March 27, 2017 – Kimberly J. Becker, who has been with Mineta San Jose International Airport since 1995, and Director since 2013, has been hired as San Diego County Regional Airport Authority’s second President/CEO.  She will... Read More

Airport Authority Board approves construction of new Federal Inspection Services facility  |  Mar 17, 2017

SAN DIEGO – March 17, 2017 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Board on March 2 voted to move forward construction of a new Federal Inspection Services facility (to house Customs and Border Protection, and other international... Read More

Intergalactic Dreaming Exhibition Opens at San Diego International Airport  |  Mar 8, 2017

SAN DIEGO – March 8, 2017 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) has unveiled Intergalactic Dreaming; the Airport Arts Program’s 2017 temporary exhibition. This year’s exhibition explores notions of celestial phenomena and astronomy, and uses... Read More

San Diego International Airport earns LEED Gold certification for consolidated Rental Car Center  |  Feb 27, 2017

SAN DIEGO – February 27, 2017 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its consolidated Rental Car Center from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).... Read More

San Diego International Airport launches faster, more efficient Wi-Fi service  |  Jan 31, 2017

SAN DIEGO – January 31, 2017 – San Diego International Airport is kicking off the New Year with enhanced Wi-Fi service throughout the terminals. The improved service provides bandwidth speeds up to 30 times faster than previously. Customers are... Read More

San Diego International Airport’s The Good Traveler program surpasses 11 million miles of offset travel  |  Dec 29, 2016

SAN DIEGO – December 29, 2016 – The Good Traveler, San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) carbon offset program, has offset more than 11 million air miles of travel in just over one year. Read More

San Diego International Airport concessionaires feed thousands of servicemen and women  |  Dec 21, 2016

SAN DIEGO – December 21, 2016 – Over 3,000 service members and their families travel home for the holidays through San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) Neil Ash Airport USO; more than double the average number of daily visitors the USO... Read More

Airport Authority President/CEO Thella F. Bowens to Retire  |  Dec 2, 2016

SAN DIEGO – December 2, 2016 – After almost 21 years at the helm of San Diego International Airport, with the last 15 years as President/CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Thella F. Bowens will retire on March 31,... Read More

San Diego International Airport offers helpful tips for navigating the airport this Thanksgiving holiday  |  Nov 22, 2016

SAN DIEGO – November 22, 2016 – An average of 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 safely to... Read More

New Circus-in-Residence Show Inspired by the Airport to be presented at San Diego International Airport  |  Oct 14, 2016

SAN DIEGO – October 14, 2016 – On Friday, October 21, the public is invited to experience Fern Street Circus’ performance of its new show, The Hectic & The Still at San Diego International Airport. The performance is the culminating... Read More

San Diego International Airport Achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation  |  Oct 3, 2016

SAN DIEGO – October 3, 2016 – San Diego International Airport (SAN) has been certified through the Airports Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The program creates a framework that helps airports... Read More

San Diego International Airport Commemorates Start of Construction on Terminal 2 Parking Plaza  |  Sep 14, 2016

SAN DIEGO – September 14, 2016 – The highly anticipated Terminal 2 Parking Plaza is now under way as nearly 100 elected officials, Airport Authority Board members, business and community leaders and members of the construction... Read More

Alaska Airlines announces new nonstop service between San Diego and Newark  |  Jul 21, 2016

SAN DIEGO – July 21, 2016 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is pleased to confirm new nonstop service between San Diego and Newark, New Jersey on Alaska Airlines.  The new service comes as the Federal Aviation... Read More

Airport Authority Releases Sustainability Report  |  Jun 21, 2016

SAN DIEGO – June 22, 2016 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has released its fourth Sustainability Report. The report covers calendar years 2014-2015, and generally highlights the Airport Authority’s... Read More

Edelweiss to begin nonstop seasonal service between Zurich and San Diego  |  Jun 21, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – June 21, 2016 – Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure airline, is further expanding its route network to North America. From June 9, 2017, the airline will offer flights to San Diego for the first time. Read More

SAN Rental Car Center Recognized with ‘Golden Watchdog’  |  Jun 17, 2016

SAN DIEGO – June 17, 2016 – The San Diego International Airport has earned a major award for good fiscal stewardship and another for sustainability from the San Diego County Taxpayers Association and San Diego Gas & Electric,... Read More

Small Business Opportunities for Terminal 2 Parking Plaza Construction at San Diego International Airport  |  Jun 16, 2016

San Diego International Airport will host an awareness event to promote the upcoming Terminal 2 Parking Plaza construction and connect contractors, vendors and suppliers with Swinerton Builders and the Airport Authority’s Small Business... Read More

Airport Authority President/CEO Thella Bowens Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board  |  Jun 9, 2016

SAN DIEGO – June 9, 2016 – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of Airport Authority President/CEO Thella F. Bowens to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB). First chartered in... Read More

Condor announces new seasonal nonstop flights between San Diego and Germany  |  Jun 9, 2016

SAN DIEGO – June 9, 2016 – The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is pleased to confirm new seasonal service between San Diego and Frankfurt, Germany. The new flight, operated by Condor (DE), will be the only nonstop... Read More

Airport Authority Names New General Counsel  |  Jun 7, 2016

SAN DIEGO – June 7, 2016 – Amy Gonzalez has been named General Counsel of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

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Rental Car Center, Storm Drain Improvements Named “Projects of the Year” by APWA  |  May 16, 2016

SAN DIEGO – May 16, 2016 – Two key improvement projects at San Diego International Airport have been recognized by the American Public Works Association (APWA), San Diego/Imperial Chapter. Read More
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