Hours of Operation
San Diego International Airport 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.
To contact the Airport or Airport Authority, please call 619.400.2404.
Text telephones are located throughout all Airport terminals. Consult the terminal
maps for specific locations.
Visual Paging monitors are placed at clearly designated locations throughout all
the Airport terminals. To place a visual page, proceed to any white courtesy phone
or call 619-400-2900.
All public elevators contain Braille and lowered control panels to facilitate ease
All Airport restrooms contain at least one larger stall and grab bars to accommodate
individuals with accessibility needs.
Travelers who require special assistance should contact airlines ahead of time to
request assistance in reaching airline-boarding gates. San Diego International Airport
and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have implemented increased
security for all airline passengers. These heightened security measures may result
in longer waiting times to pass through security checkpoints.
Baggage Check and Claim
Baggage claim carousels are centrally located in each terminal. For assistance,
contact the appropriate baggage claim office or airline ticket counter.
The Airport offers a variety of locally owned and nationally known eateries. Most
of these establishments contain lowered counter tops and sufficient aisle space
to accommodate people with various accessibility requirements. Restaurant staff
is always available to help if assistance is required.
The Airport offers an exciting mix of shopping choices, including San Diego-based
shops and national brand favorites. All gift shops are arranged to provide ample
space for browsing. Help is always available from retail staff. Please ask for assistance.