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San Diego Airport Informational Guide to San Diego Airport (SAN) - NON OFFICIAL

San Diego Airport Terminal 1

San Diego Airport Terminal 1 mainly serves domestic flights. 

It is the eastern terminal of the Airport and is located between Terminal 2 and the Airport Authority Administrative Offices.

Currently at Terminal 1 there are ongoing works taking place in order to build the New Terminal 1. Parking there is no longer accessible. Works are planned to finish in 2035. 

Terminal 1 is operative but we recommend to check always prior to your flight if there is any change in Terminal 1 construction works. 


It has the following levels:

Ground floor

Passengers can find here the arrivals area and access to transportation. The check-in and the areas divided into two parts: West Area, with gates 11 to 18 and East Area with gates 1 to 10. 


Lounges are located here.  being the lounges on the upper floor. It is distributed in two parts: West Area, with gates 11 to 18, and the East Area with gates 1 to 10.

Each of that areas have different security checkpoints to access to gates. 


At SAN Airport there are free shuttles connecting the parking areas, Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and the Car Rental Center. It runs 24/7. 

Both terminals are also connected by a walkway.


- Visual Paging service
- ATMs
- Defibrillators
- TSA Check-points
- Art Exhibits
- Shops and Restaurants
- Shoe shine
- Lactation room
- Relax areas
- Medical care service
- Restrooms

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