San Diego International Airport (SAN)

The Scoop On SAN

Whether you’re arriving or departing, find all the information you need about the San Diego International Airport (SAN) for your next mood-lit ride on Virgin America.

SAN Airport Map

CHECK-IN

Terminal 2 to check in for all departing flights.

COUNTER HOURS

Monday - Friday: 5:15 AM - 8:00 PM Pacific Time Saturday: 6:15AM - 2:30 PM Pacific Time Sunday: 6:15 AM - 8:00 PM Pacific Time

CHECK-IN TIME

We recommend arriving 90 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights, and 120 minutes prior to departure for international flights.

CURBSIDE BAGGAGE HOURS

Monday - Friday: 5:15 AM - 8:00 PM Pacific Time Saturday: 6:15AM - 2:30 PM Pacific Time Sunday: 6:15 AM - 8:00 PM Pacific Time

CHECKED BAGGAGE

Checked baggage will be accepted up until 45 minutes prior to flight departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior for international flights.

CARRY-ON

Check-in without bags closes 30 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior for international flights.

ARRIVAL

Baggage Pick Up Terminal 2, Carousel 6

BAGGAGE SERVICE HOURS

Sunday-Friday 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM Pacific Time Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Pacific Time

TSA PRE CHECK

TSA Pre✓™ expedited security screening is available in Terminal 2

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Certain sharp objects, liquids, foods, and gifts are not prohibited past security checkpoints. Read the TSA’s Prohibited Items list for more information about prohibited items in carry-on and checked baggage.

Getting Around Terminal 2

Zip through the Terminal like a pro with our SAN Terminal 3 map, and find everything you need from WiFi to tasty eats when you arrive to San Diego International Airport (SAN) on your day of travel.

SAN Terminal Map

DINING PRE SECURITY

Einstein Bros. Bagels

Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Security Corridor

Ryan Bros. Coffee

Starbucks

DINING POST SECURITY - CONCOURSE L

Artisan Market
Gate 23

Beaudevin Wine & Tapas Bar
Gate 42

Bubbles Seafood and Wine Bar
Sunset Cove

California Pizza Kitchen
Gate 26

Camden food co.
Gate 47

Elegant Desserts
Gate 38

Jack in the Box
Gate 26

Panda Express
Gate 26

Pannikin Coffee & Tea
Gate 38

Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Gate 26

Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Sunset Cove

PGA TOUR Grill
Gate 36

Phil’s B.B.Q.
Gate 46

Prado at the Airport
Gate 26

Qdoba Mexican Grill
Sunset Cove

Red Mango
Sunset Cove

Saffron Thai
Sunset Cove

Seaside Stack Shack
Sunset Cove

Starbucks
Gate 37

Stone Brewing Company
Gate 36

Tommy V’s Pizzeria
Sunset Cove

Urban Crave
Gate 49

TRAVEL SERVICES - PRE-SECURITY

ATM

TRAVEL SERVICES - POST-SECURITY

ATM

Travelex Currency Exchange
Shoeshine

SHOPPING PRE SECURITY

Boston Tops

Apricot Lane Boutique
Security Corridor

Brighton Collectibles
Security Corridor

Brooks Brothers
Security Corridor

Brookstone
Security Corridor

CNBC Express
Security Corridor

Kids Love San Diego
Security Corridor

Lindbergh Field News

Kids Love San Diego
Security Corridor

PGA TOUR Shop
Security Corridor

SANd News

PGA TOUR Shop
Security Corridor

Soundbalance
Security Corridor

Sunglass Hut
Security Corridor

Swarovski
Security Corridor

SHOPPING POST SECURITY - TERMINAL 2

Best Buy Express
Gate 23 -37

Brighton Collectibles
Gate 26

CNBC News San Diego
Gate 35

Duty Free Americas
Gate 21

Gaslamp MarketPlace
Gate 46

Gaslamp Quarter News
Gate 48

InMotion Entertainment
Gate 26

Jer’s Chocolates
Gate 22

Old Town News & Market
Gate 26

Stellar News
Gate 39

The Sharper Image
Gate 26

U.S. News & World Report
Gate 23

Warwick’s of La Jolla
Gate 47

WIFI

SAN provides complimentary WiFi for 30 minutes.

SWEET EXTRAS

ANIMAL RELIEF AREA

Ruff ruff! Find relief for your pet at SAN Animal Relief Area. Located at Ground Level on Terminal 2 near valet service.

PUBLIC ART PROGRAM

The San Diego International Airport Art Program is featured at SAN in performances and exhibitions. The program provides enhanced customer service by exhibiting artwork and presenting programs that engage travelers in innovative, memorable, and considerate experiences. Click here for more information.

SPA

You can find multiple spas and health facilities throughout SAN.

REFLECTION ROOM

Find your zen, post-security, before boarding your flight in the SAN Reflection Room Located in Terminal 2 on the Central Rotunda.

ELEVATE PARTNERS

Join our Elevate program and earn points when you book with our select Elevate partners at and around SAN.

Alamo
619.297.0311 / 800.GO.ALAMO (46.25266)

Hertz
619.220.5222 / 800.654.3131

Avis
619.688.5000 / 800.852.4617

National
619.497.6777 / 800.CAR.RENT (227.7368)

Budget
800.527.0700

AIRLINE PARTNERS

TERMINAL 2

Hawaiian Airlines
800.367.5320

Japan Airlines
800.223.5500

SAN FAQ's