San Francisco Airport Guide to San Francisco Airport (SFO)

SFO Terminal 2

San Francisco Airport Terminal 2 stands for a domestic terminal, hosting outbound and inbound flights to several cities within the US, especially the ones operated by American Airlines and Virgin America.

On the other hand, it is home of boarding areas D (D50-59). 

The terminal can handle over 5.5 million passengers a year, featuring for a large retail and concessions area, a gourmet marketplace and a spa.

It was formerly known the Central Terminal.

SFO Terminal 2 is a sustainable facility since some of their features claims to be eco-friendly: paper ticketing and preferential parking for hybrid cars. Also, you can find healthy food from local sources.


See here related information about the Air Train and further transport methods between terminals in SFO Airport. 


SFO Airport Terminal 2 consists in a couple of levels:

  • Boarding Area D: Boarding D area hosts gates 50-59. By the centralized checkpoint, you can connect to boarding areas C and E.


See attached the available airlines at Terminal 2 


The following services are available at SFO Terminal 2:

  • ATMs
  • Animal relief area
  • Baggage assistance
  • Airport medical clinic
  • CEAR
  • Companion restrooms
  • Public phones
  • Hydration stations
  • Information booths
  • Shoeshine
  • Spa
  • Work stations
  • Wheelchair renting service
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access
  • Yoga rooms
  • Flight deck
  • Kids’ spot
  • San Francisco Arts Commission 

For further services, please check Services section.


Find the following lounges in Terminal 2:

  • American Airlines Admirals Club: Location: Boarding Area D, post-security. Opening hours: Daily, from 05:00 am to 00:15 am.

Purchase your ticket here.