Welcome to San Antonio International Airport
When you’re traveling through SAT, take advantage of our passenger amenities, services and dining options.
- ATM - ATM machines are located throughout the ticking lobby, concourses, Terminal A baggage claim and Terminal B food court.
- Food, Beverage and Shopping - There are a variety food and beverage establishments in the airport to satisfy everyone's taste. Terminal Map
- Free WiFi - San Antonio International Airport offers free wireless internet service throughout the terminals.
- Public Phones - Courtesy phones throughout the terminals provide free local and toll calls. Calling cards machines are located near the telephones for your convenience.
- Shoe Shine - Shoe Shine services are located post security.
- Animal Relief Area - There is a designated service animal relief area in each terminal. The area in terminal A is located on Level 0 of the Hourly Garage next to the elevator at the terminal entrance. The area in terminal B is located adjacent to the West exit at the Baggage Claim area, near the Ground Transportation Center.
- Art at the Airport - The airport is home to both permanent exhibits/installations and rotating temporary exhibits. These art exhibits are administered by Public Art San Antonio (PASA), highlighting art from both local and national artist.
- Chapel - SAT provides an interfaith meditation room located in the ticketing lobby of Terminal B. People of all faiths are welcome to use the meditation room. The meditation room is open 24 hours per day.
- Lactation Room - There is a lactation room located in Terminal A. It is located behind the information counter next to the Restroom. Also, family restrooms are located in Terminal A & B. In Terminal A, locations are on Level 1, across from the Baggage Claim Area and on Level 2 adjacent to Gate 12. In Terminal B, the family restrooms are located in the baggage claim area, in the gate concourse between gate 3/5 and 4/6. Each family restroom has changing stations and seating for adults and children.
- USO - Located in the baggage claim area of terminal B, the USO is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the troops by providing welfare and recreation-type services to our men and women in uniform. The USO provides snacks, a lounge area and TV rooms.
Welcome to San Antonio!
Upon arrival at San Antonio International Airport, you proceed to lower level of the terminal to retrieve your baggage but before you do, take time to enjoy the shopping and local and national dining options at the Airport Concessions.
We hope you have a great visit. To help make your visit enjoyable, below we have listed some helpful information to help you get on your way.
- Airport Ambassadors - Visible in their cowboy hats, Airport Ambassadors are trained and highly knowledgeable volunteers that can provide free airport information and terminal building way finding assistance. Volunteers have information pertaining to hotels, rental cars, taxicabs, courtesy shuttles, or public transportation.
- Ground Transportation - We are committed to serving you by meeting all of your ground transportation needs. There are a variety of ground transportation options between San Antonio International and surrounding metropolitan area destinations.
- Luggage Carts - SmarteCarte luggage carts are available throughout the terminal as well as curbside at a cost of $4.00 per cart.
- Things to Do in San Antonio - From festivals and golfing to theme parks and spas, San Antonio has something for everyone. View San Antonio’s Attractions and Activities.
Whether you are a frequent flier or only travel once a year, knowing what to expect when departing can save you time.
Prior to arriving at the airport, please check with your airline to confirm your flight or view flight information.
- Pack Smart - Packing can be tricky so knowing what to bring and where to pack it can save you time and money. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires that toothpaste, shampoo and other liquid/gel/aerosol items be stored in individual containers of 3.4 ounces or less for carry-ons. All containers must be placed inside one clear, quart-sized plastic bag and must be presented to the agent at security.
If you need to bring more than that, then you'll have to put it in your checked luggage. View a complete list of prohibited items.
View information on how to pack smart.
- Know where to Go - To quickly locate airline ticketing counters, food and beverage establishments and shops, view the Airport Terminal Map.
- International Departures - If you are departing on an international flight, arrive at least two hours early. It is also a great idea to take a look at the U.S. Customs’ ''Know Before You Go'' information.
- Accessibility - SAT is designed for maximum accessibility, mobility, comfort, and convenience for all passengers and visitors. The airport follows ADA requirements and strives to provide facilities that enable everyone to move through the facility safely and efficiently.
- Checking-In - Airlines at San Antonio International Airport recommend arriving 90 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time for domestic travel and 2 hours prior to your scheduled departure time during peak travel time.
Most airlines offer self-service kiosks for quicker check-in and some offer online check-in with the option to print boarding pass up to 24 hours before your scheduled departure time. Contact your airline for more information.
- Airport Security Screening (TSA) - TSA recently deployed its state-of-the-art advanced imaging technology. Imaging technology is an integral part of TSA's effort to continually look for new technologies that help ensure travel remains safe and secure by staying ahead of evolving threats.
TSA uses two types of imaging technology, millimeter wave and backscatter. Advanced imaging technology screening is safe for all passengers and the technology meets national health and safety standards. Learn more about the safety of AIT here.
You may opt out of the ATI and request a pat-down from a same-gender security officer. Pat-downs are done with the fronts of the officer's hands. You may request that your pat-down be carried out in private.
For more information about the TSA security measures. Advanced Imaging Technology.