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San Antonio International Airport

San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

Overview

Recently renovated, the San Antonio International Airport is well-connected to two major highways making it an easy drive from San Antonio. Although it doesn't have a wide selection of shopping and dining options, the airport offers a warm and friendly environment for air travellers.

San Antonio International Airport serves eight million passengers each year and there are flights connecting it to a number of major destinations across North America. These include, Washington DC, New York, Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta and even Mexico City and Cancun to name a few.

Location

The airport is located eight miles (12km) from San Antonio city centre.

Getting to the city

VIA Metropolitan Transit bus 5 connects the airport to the city. Buses run frequently between about 5:30am and 9:30pm and a one-way fare costs $1.20. The journey takes about half an hour by bus. Shuttles, taxis and rental cars are also available at the airport.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 210 207 3433

Car rental

Car rental companies at the airport include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport and usually don't need to be pre-booked. The approximate fare for a journey to downtown San Antonio from the airport is $30.

Transfer between terminals

A covered walkway connects the terminals.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs, bars, restaurants, currency exchange facilities, duty-free shopping and other shops, a shoeshine service, a lost and found, a chapel and emergency medical services.

Parking

Hourly parking at the airport runs up to a daily rate of $24, while long-term parking costs $11 per day. There is a cheaper economy lot further from the terminals, which is serviced by free shuttles.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.sanantonio.gov/aviation

Airlines

Flights to San Antonio International Airport are available on US Airways, United Airlines, United Express, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, AirTran Airways, Aeroméxico, Connect, Aeromar, American Airlines, Continental, Frontier Airlines, VivaAerobus, American Eagle, Aeroméxico and Southwest Airlines.

Internet

Wifi is available free of charge.

Business Lounges

Terminal A houses the Never 2 Late Business & Travel Centre, which provides a range of business facilities and meeting rooms. Both terminals have computer stations.


San Antonio International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.