San Diego (SAN) Airport Info

San Diego Quick Answers:

Where do I drop off travelers for their flight?

The Virgin America ticket counter is located in Terminal 2 West.

Which gates does Virgin America use?

Virgin America flights arrive and depart from gate 35 in Terminal 2 West.

What am I allowed to take through the security checkpoint and carry on the airplane?

Learn more about prohibited items at the TSA website.

What kinds of items can I check in my luggage?

Learn more about potentially hazardous materials not allowed in checked baggage at the TSA's Hazardous Materials guide.

Is TSA Pre✓™ expedited screening available at San Diego International Airport?

TSA Pre✓™ expedited screening benefits are available for eligible guests at varied hours. Click Here for more details.

City Name: San Diego
Airport Name: San Diego International Airport (
Airport Code: SAN
Virgin America Gate(s): Virgin America uses gates 35 in Terminal 2 West.
TSA Pre✓™ Checkpoint Location: Terminal 2
Baggage Claim: Terminal 2, Carousel 4
Check-in Location: Upper level Terminal 2 West
Check-in Time: Check-in is recommended 90 minutes prior to flight departure. Checked baggage will be accepted up until 45 minutes prior to flight departure; check in closes 45 minutes prior to departure.
Counter Hours: Monday - Friday: 5:15 AM - 8:00 PM Pacific Time Saturday: 6:15AM - 2:30 PM Pacific Time Sunday: 7:15 AM - 8:00 PM Pacific Time
Paging Phone #: 619.400.2900
Baggage Service Phone #: 619.817.2077
Baggage Service Hours: Sunday-Friday 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM Pacific Time Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Pacific Time