San Jose International Airport (SJC)

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)

2077 Airport Blvd., San Jose, California; Tel. 408.277.4759
The Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is located just two miles north of downtown San Jose with easy access from Highway 87 that in turn is accessible from both the 101 and 880 freeways. San Jose International Airport (SJC) is serviced by 13 domestic and international airlines providing air travel for over 11 million passengers a year to the San Jose and Silicon Valley areas. With SanJose.com visitors and business travelers can book a flight to and from San Jose International Airport, make a San Jose hotel reservation, or reserve an airport rental car at San Jose Airport.

San Jose Airport Terminals

The San Jose International Airport (SJC) has two main terminals and an international terminal serviced by 13 domestic and international carriers. Both Terminal A and Terminal C handle mostly domestic air traffic and all international traffic is routed through the San Jose Airport International Arrivals Terminal which is located inside Terminal C. The San Jose International Airport (SJC) provides air travel service to numerous domestic and international destinations. The following is a list of contact numbers for airlines serving the San Jose Airport (SJC).
Terminal A
American Airlines & American Eagle: Tel. 800.433.7300
Hawaiian Airlines: Tel. 800.367.5320
Southwest Airlines: Tel. 800.435.9792
Terminal C
Alaska Airlines: Tel. 800.426.0333
America West Airlines: Tel. 800.235.9292
Continental Airlines: Tel. 800.525.0280
Delta Airlines: Tel. 800.221.1212
Frontier: Tel. 800.432.1359
Horizon Air: Tel. 800.547.9308
Jet Blue: Tel. 800.538.2583
Mexicana: Tel. 800.531.7921
Northwest Airlines: Tel. 800.225.2525
United & United Express: Tel. 800.241.6522
International Arrivals Facility
SJC's new International Arrivals Facility receives arriving international flights from around the globe and streamlines the international arrival process.

San Jose Taxi Cab Service

Taxi Services at the San Jose International Airport (SJC) are available at both Terminal A and Terminal C. Taxicab service is located on the lower level of the Terminal A parking garage and curbside on the east end on the Terminal C baggage claim. With SanJose.com visitors and business travelers can reserve a taxi at San Jose Airport or request taxicab service from San Jose and Silicon Valley area hotels, residences and businesses

San Jose International Airport Car Rental

The San Jose International Airport (SJC) has 10 airport car rental companies located in the Rental Car Center with transportation provided by courtesy shuttles from the terminals. Airport Car Rental Companies at the San Jose Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty. Travelers can reserve a rental car on SanJose.com.

San Jose Airport Shuttle Service

Airport shuttle service is available to and from San Jose International Airport (SJC) from all major San Jose hotels and Silicon Valley area hotels. Pick up for airport shuttles at the San Jose Airport are located, for Terminal A at the Ground Transportation Center south of the Terminal A garage and curbside outside from baggage claim for Terminal C.

San Jose Public Transportation

There are a few San Jose public transportation options available to and from the San Jose International Airport (SJC). The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) provides the VTA Airport Flyer shuttle service to the Santa Clara Caltrain Station and the Metro Station of the VTA Light Rail System to and from the San Jose Airport terminals. Also by utilizing Light Rail at the Metro Station to the Civic Center Station, passengers can then connect to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) via the #180 Express Bus. There is a Greyhound Bus station located 3.2 miles south of the San Jose Airport in downtown San Jose and Amtrak can be accessed at the San Jose Diridon Caltrain Station which is 3.3 miles away from the San Jose International Airport. Currently there is no provided transportation to either the Greyhound Bus Station or directly to the San Jose Diridon Caltrain Station, but taxicab service is available and the via the Santa Clara Caltrain Station travelers can connect to the San Jose Station.

San Jose International Airport Parking

The San Jose Airport (SJC) has a long-term parking lot located on the northern end of the San Jose Airport and two terminal parking lots located across from their respective terminals. Airport shuttle service is provided to and from the long-term parking lot. Also San Jose International Airport (SJC) provides a free cell phone lot where those picking up passengers may wait until their party arrives and is ready for pick up.

Facts Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC)

Source: San Jose, Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport
Located two miles north of downtown San Jose, Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is owned and operated by the City of San Jose. SJC airport serves more than 10 million passengers a year, and averages 384 commercial and 156 general aviation departures and landings each day.
The airport currently has three terminals and three runways: Two 11,000 ft. instrument runways for commercial aircraft., and a 4,600 ft. runway for general aviation, business and corporate aircraft. The following terminals serve passengers:
    Terminal A: 243,800 sq. ft. and 14 gates
    International Arrivals Facility: 77,000 sq. ft. and 3 gates (1 gate designated for arrivals only)
    Terminal C: 160,000 sq. ft. and 15 gates
More than 240 million pounds moved through the airport in 2003. Cargo carriers includeAir Transport Inc. (BAX), Airborne Express, Federal Express and United Parcel Service.
Parking and Ground Transportation
Parking Rates (subject to change)
    $1 per 20 minutes
    Short-term (hourly) lots: $30 daily maximum
    Long-term lot (Orange Lot): $15 daily maximum
Disabled Parking is located in the Terminal A garage and Terminal C short-term lot; $15 daily maximum.
Nine rental car companies are housed in the Rental Car Center: Alamo/National, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, Payless and Thrifty.
Taxi service is available outside of baggage claim at each terminal.