San Antonio International Airport
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.
The airport is located 8 miles (12km) or a 15-minute drive from the city centre.
Getting to the city
Tansportation information booths and officials can give information from terminal 1 and 2 (Tel: 210-207-3411). Public buses cost only US$1 to the city centre and can be reached by a free airport shuttle to the bus stop. (Tel: 210-362-2020). A faster shared shuttle departs from the airport to hotels located in the city centre and costs US$18 (Tel: 210-281-9900). Taxis can be caught easily from outside arrivals terminals and costs up from US$20. Nine car rental agencies can also be found at the arrivals terminals 1 and 2.
GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).
Tel: +1 210 207 3433
There are nine car rental companies including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty. Reservations can be made at their counters in in each of the terminals.
Taxis are available outside the Arrivals hall. A typical fare to downtown San Antonio is $22, for up to four passengers. Large minivans are also available and can transport up to seven people with luggage.
There is an enormous range of ATMs, bars, restaurants and currency exchange facilities available throughout the airport. A duty-free store is available across from Gate 11.
Short-term parking costs $1 per half hour for the first two hours and $7 for two to four hours or $24 per day. Long-term parking costs $10 per day. .
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.
Wifi is available free of charge.
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.