San Juan Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport Guide (SJU)

Airport info
Code: SJU
Address:
PO Box 37250 Airport Station, San Juan , 00937 0250, Puerto Rico
Location:

San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is situated 14km (9 miles) east of San Juan.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
(787) 791 3840.
Timezone: GMT -04:00
Map:
San Juan Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport map

The largest airport in Puerto Rico and a key gateway to and from the USA, San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is a short distance outside the island’s capital, San Juan. Our San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport guide includes contact details, information on terminal facilities, transport options and accommodation.

Airport news

Major upgrades to the airport have been under way since 2006, with more than US$400 million being invested in the improvement and expansion of its facilities, including a new terminal: Terminal A.

Information

A tourist information office is located in Terminal C (tel: (787) 791 1014) and a Traveller’s Aid desk can be found on the first level of Terminal D.

Transfer between terminals

Four of the concourses (named terminals by the airport) are connected internally, while Terminal A is in a separate building, a short walk from the other terminal complex.

Driving directions

Baldorioty de Castro Avenue runs west from San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport past the Isla Verde, Ocean Park and Condado resorts into Old San Juan.

Public Transport

Public transport road

There is a ground transportation information desk at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, which gives information and books tickets for all types of travel.

Bus: Regular local buses (www.dtop.gov.pr) and airport shuttles run to San Juan, where there is a ferry service from Pier 2 across the bay to Catano. The journey time to San Juan is about 45 minutes.

Taxi: Taxis are available from the first level of each terminal (journey time to San Juan: 30-45 minutes). Puerto Rico has both ordinary taxis and taxis turisticos – the latter, which are painted white with a logo, have a special knowledge of tourist areas and charge set rates depending on zones.

Terminal facilities

Money

There is a bank on the second level (Departures) of Terminal D. ATMs can be found in all terminals.

Communication

There is a post office on the first level of Terminal D (Arrivals). Public telephones are located throughout the airport.

Food

A concentration of restaurants, bars and fast-food outlets can be found on the second level (Departures) of Terminals B, C and D; snack bars are available in all terminals and at some gates.

Shopping

Shops are also mainly on the second level of the main terminal complex (Departures). Duty-free shopping is available at gate 9 and between gates 2 and 3.

Luggage

Baggage handling assistance and porter facilities can be found in the main terminal building.

Other

Medical emergency services are available at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Facilities for frequent flyers and those on business are located at the American Airlines Admiral's Club in Terminal D, including free local calls, photocopying and fax service and FedEx drop off. Other executive lounges include the Delta Airlines Crown Room in Terminal B and the United Airlines President's Club in Terminal C.

Meeting space and a business centre are available in the San Juan Airport Hotel (tel: (787) 791 6000) and at the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort (tel: (787) 791 0404; www.marriott.com), which has four meeting rooms and a fully equipped business centre.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled include lifts, ramps, people movers, TDD telephones, disabled toilets and dedicated parking spaces. Travellers should contact the Traveller’s Aid desk on the first level of Terminal D for assistance, but passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should contact their airline prior to travel.

Car parking

Long- and short-term parking (around 2,000 spaces) is available in the multistorey car park adjacent to the terminals.

Car rental

Car hire companies at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport include: Avis, Budget, Charlie, Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Desks are located in each terminal but these companies can also be contacted via the courtesy telephones in the arrivals areas.

Hotels

There is one hotel at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, the San Juan Airport Hotel, which can be found on level 2 of Terminal D. Other hotels are located nearby. Our San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport guide offers the following accommodation options:


Intercontinental San Juan

(787) 791 6100.

The Intercontinental San Juan is located within a five-minute drive of San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Facilities include a casino, health club, business centre and a range of dining and entertainment options.

5961 Isla Verde Avenue, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico

Ritz-Carlton San Juan

(787) 253 1700.

The 416-room Ritz-Carlton San Juan is located close to San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, along the seafront at Isla Verde. The resort is home to a 24-hour casino, spa, business centre and five restaurants.

6961 Avenue of the Governors, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico

Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort

(787) 791 0404.

One of the more luxurious options near the airport, the 260-room beachfront Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort is located within walking distance of San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Facilities include a large range of dining options, a business centre, family activities and a nearby beach.

7012 Boca de Cangrejos Avenue Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico

San Juan Airport Hotel

(787) 791 6000.

San Juan Airport Hotel is located at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Facilities include a fitness centre, a restaurant and high-speed internet.

Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, San Juan 00937-1087, Puerto Rico
Edited by Gavin Haines
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