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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the most frequently asked questions at San Diego International Airport. If you have a question not answered here — or throughout our web site — please contact us. We look forward to serving you.

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is open twenty-four hours a day; however, departures only occur without penalty between 6:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Each airline has its own operating hours, but typically ticket counters are staffed by 4:30 a.m. for check-in. For specific check-in information, please contact the airline you are flying directly.

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What services do you offer for guests with disabilities/mobility impairments?

Various accessibility services are conveniently located throughout SANto assist travelers with disabilities. TDD telephones, visual paging monitors and a courtesy cart operated by the Volunteer Airport Ambassadors are conveniently located throughout San Diego International Airport. Also, Volunteer Airport Ambassadors, Harbor Police Officers and Airport Traffic Officers are available at key locations inside and outside the terminals to assist travelers with special needs. For assistance, visit our

Accessibility Services page.

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