San Francisco Airport Guide to San Francisco Airport (SFO)

SFO Terminal map

San Francisco Airport is the second busiest airport in California and the seventh busiest in the United States.

SFO Airport serves not only the City of San Francisco and Northern California region, also it is a gateway to further Pacific destinations and the second largest international hub within the state of California. 


Transfer between SFO Airport Terminals by the Air Train. 

The Air Train Red-line joints all airport terminals, their garages and the BART Station.

The Air Train Blue-line goes to the Rental Car Center, all airport terminals and their garages and also to the BART Station. 

To get to the Long-Term Parking facilities you may take any of the 24-hour shuttle buses which depart every 5 up to 15 minutes.

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San Francisco Airport consist of four terminals: A single international terminal and three domestic terminals (Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3).

The terminals are distributed in a circular layout called “The Terminal Loop”.

When entering the terminal area, the International Terminal is the first one to find, followed by the domestic terminals and concourses, surrounding the domestic parking area, while the international parking lots A and G can be found south of the International Terminal, opposite of the Terminal Loop. 

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The International Terminal hosts boarding areas A and G. 

Boarding gates: Gates A1-12, Gates G91-102.

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SFO Airport consist of three Domestic Terminals (Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3).

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Terminal 1

IMPORTANT NOTICE: San Francisco Airport Terminal 1 will be under redevelopment until 2024. By Fall 2018, some areas will be closed due to the ongoing works. 

The Domestic Terminal 1 is home of boarding areas B and C.

Boarding gates: Gates B20-39 and C40-48, these last one connecting to boarding areas B and D. 

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Terminal 2

The Domestic Terminal 2 hosts the boarding area D.

Boarding gates: Gates D50-59.

Terminal 2 mainly host domestic flights operated by American Airlines and Virgin America.

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Terminal 3

The Domestic Terminal 3 hosts boarding areas E, F and G.

It is exclusively used by United.

Boarding gates: Gates E60-69, F70-90 and G91-102. It shares some gates with the International Terminal.

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Find below some useful information about SFO Airport terminals:

Airport Paging: +1 800 435 9736

US Customs: +1 650 837 2876

TSA Security: +1 866 289 9673

Baggage storage, wrapping and shipping: You may contact with the Airport Travel Agency: +1 650 877 0422

For Lost & Found please call: +1 650 821 7014|