San Francisco, California

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

When to Arrive at the Airport

Travel within the United States: 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure
International Travel: 2 hours prior to scheduled departure
Please see our Check-in and Boarding Cut-off Times.

Airport Location
S. McDonnell Road and S. Link Road, San Francisco, CA 94128

(15 miles south of downtown San Francisco)

Ticket Counter Location
Terminal 1 (South Terminal)

Ticket Counter Hours
Daily: 5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Gate Locations
Terminal 1, Gates 20, 22, 24 for all departing flights
(including nonstop departures to Mexico)

International Terminal "A" Gates
(only for nonstop arrivals from Mexico)

Airport Map
San Francisco International Airport Terminal Map San Francisco International Airport Terminal Map

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Check-In Kiosk Locations
  • Ticketing/Bag Drop-off Area
  • Across from ticket counter
  • Gate 20
Board Room

Air Cargo Pickup/Drop-off