About San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
A Texan hub for flights to domestic and Mexican destinations, San Antonio International Airport serves Texas' second most populous city. Our San Antonio International Airport guide provides essential information, including contact details, details of airport facilities and information on how to get there.
A future Terminal C has been proposed for construction from 2020.
The information and help desks are located in the Terminal A baggage claim area and in Terminal B, where travellers turn towards the baggage claim area. Ambassadors can also provide assistance. For airport information, passengers should contact International Airport Paging and Information (tel: +1 210 207 3411).
San Antonio International Airport can be reached via Interstate 10 from the north, interstate 35 from the east and Highway 90 from the west.
From central San Antonio, take Highway 281 North, and take the airport exit just after Interstate 410 onto South Terminal Drive. The total drive time from central San Antonio to the airport is approximately 15 minutes.
Transfer between terminals:
Passengers can transfer between terminals via a covered walkway.
9800 Airport Boulevard
San Antonio International Airport is situated 13km (8 miles) north of San Antonio, in central Texas.
+1 210 207 3433
Public transport road:
Bus: VIA Metropolitan Transit (tel: +1 210 362 2020; www.viainfo.net) bus 5 connects the city and San Antonio International Airport (journey time: 30 minutes).
Shuttle: Shared-ride shuttles are available from Super Shuttle (tel: +1 210 258 3826; supershuttle.com), which provides a regular service to downtown San Antonio hotels. A number of which provide their own complimentary transportation.
Taxi: Taxis run between central San Antonio and San Antonio International Airport (journey time: 15 minutes).
ATMs can be found in both terminals. Currency exchange services are located in Terminal A.
There is a wide choice of restaurants, fast-food outlets, cafés and bakeries in both terminals. For those seeking a relaxing drink, there is a sports bar in Terminal A and two bars in Terminal B.
Numerous shops can be explored at San Antonio International Airport, including duty-free for international passengers, souvenir outlets and a number of specialist retailers.
Luggage trolleys are available throughout the terminals.
A shoeshine service can be found after the security checkpoint in Terminal A and a chapel (Inter-Faith meditation room)is located in the public area of Terminal B. There are also family restrooms and animal relief areas in both terminals.
Conference and business:
Marcy's Business & Travel Centre (tel: +1 210 892 1100) in Terminal A offers business facilities and meeting/conference rooms. The nearby Hilton San Antonio Airport hotel (tel: +1 210 340 6060; www3.hilton.com) also provides conference facilities, including a business centre and meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment for hire and secretarial services.
There are adapted lifts, toilets and ramps in both terminals, as well as telephones for the hearing impaired. Wheelchair assistance is available (tel: +1 210 207 3820). Designated parking spaces are available for disabled drivers. Go Airport Shuttle buses are wheelchair-accessible, as are taxis from a number of providers.
There are two large covered parking areas (tel: +1 210 207 3465) for hourly and long-term parking: the hourly area is directly opposite the terminals, while the long-term car park is a little further away. There are also two additional, uncovered areas for short- and long-term rates. An economy car park, which is further from the terminals, is connected to the terminals by a free shuttle service. Adjacent to this area is a 'cell phone' waiting area provided for those meeting arriving passengers.
There are several on-site car hire companies at San Antonio International Airport, including: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Agency desks are located inside Terminal A and shuttle services transport travellers to pick-up and drop-off centres.