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San Diego Airport Terminal 2

Terminal 2 is the big one in San Diego Airport.


In total, the terminal has 32 gates (from gate 20 to 51) that are divided, as the Terminal 1, in two areas: East and West. Terminal 2 handles the international flights, that are operated in gates from 20 to 22 (West Area).




East Area

The East area has gates from 20 to 32. It has several restaurants, shops and bars, restrooms, defibrillators, currency exchange, ATMs, among others.


West Area

It has gates from 33 to 48. It has a lot of shops and services to relax, as well as pet relief areas, ATMs and Currency Exchange service, information point, restrooms, defibrillators among other services that are provided in all the airport.


The car rental area is located next to the Economy Lot, a few minutes by road transportation from the airport terminals.


In front of the terminal there is a transit island and a free airport loop service, and just behind the transit island there is SAN Park Terminal 2 Lot.




See the services at San Diego Terminal 2:


  • Currency exchange
  • ATMs
  • Defibrillators
  • Restrooms
  • Art exhibits
  • Pet relief area (located outside the terminal)
  • Information point



Airport lounges

The west area (and San Diego airport) is home for the largest airport USO center in the world. It is located in front of the West airline, next to Gate Parking Lot. Opening hours: from 06.00 am to 00.00 am.


Additionally, there are a more lounges at Terminal 2. See related information about them below:


  • Airspace Lounge: Location: Between East security and the bridge to the West sector (Gates 22 and 23).
  • Delta Sky Club: Location: Next to Gate 37.




San Diego Airport also promotes education with some art exhibitions and there is another special and unique room at the airport, named as “The Spirit of Silence”. It consists of a space that has been designed by the artist Norie Sato to provide to all passengers a room to meditate.