The Airport Authority looks forward to working with businesses to provide travelers
with world-class amenities and services. We are committed to providing an equal
opportunity for all businesses to participate in Authority purchasing and contract
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Contact information for the Procurement Department
Information for Vendors and Contractors
- Vendor Registration:
The Authority utilizes an automated web-based vendor and bid management system powered
by Planetbids – BidsOnline. Use this link to register or update your company’s profile
in the Vendor Database. NOTE: Vendors are required to register their company
in the Vendor Database in order to download solicitations.
- Business Categories:
Use this link to view a current list of business categories utilized for email notifications
of Authority Contracting Opportunities through our Vendor Database. Business categories
coincide with the North America Industry Classification System (NAICS) at the 3
– 6 digit level.
Solicitations: Keep current on contracting opportunities with the Airport Authority.
If your company is registered in the Vendor Database, you may also use this link
to download solicitation packages or view published plan holders lists for subcontracting
- View Standard Terms and Conditions
- Airport Operational Safety & Security Requirements and SDIA Security Instructions: It is important for contractors to familiarize
themselves with the security rules and regulations pertaining to all work conducted
at San Diego International Airport.
- W9 Form: All
businesses that receive a purchase order or contract award are required to have
a W-9 Form on file with the Authority’s Accounting Department. Use this link to
access the Form. The form can be filled-out electronically, printed, signed, and
faxed to Procurement at 619-400-2541 or scanned and emailed to the appropriate Authority
has delegated signature authority as follows to execute Authority contracts and
agreements, pursuant to Policies 5.01 (4) for the execution of service and consulting
agreements and for contracts for the purchase of supplies, materials, equipment
and 5.02 (5) for the execution of Public Projects contracts:
- Vice Presidents can sign all contracts that were awarded by the Board.
- Vice Presidents can sign all change orders that were approved by the Board.
- After approval to legal form, Vice Presidents can sign contracts up to $4,000,000
that did not require Board Action.
- Director of Procurement can sign purchase orders for supplies, materials, and equipment
that are less than or equal to $100,000.
- After approval to legal form, the Director of Procurement can sign service and consulting
contracts that are less than or equal to $100,000.
- President /CEO must sign all sole source contracts and change orders.
The President/CEO reserves the right to bring any contract before the Board for
action. This information is provided for reference purposes only. The Authority's
policies require the Board to approve certain types of contracts such as legal services
and contract actions such as change orders that exceed policy thresholds. Please
refer to the Authority's policies for the requirements.
3225 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
P.O. Box 82776
San Diego, CA 92138-2776
2417 Winship Lane
San Diego, CA 92101