The airport is
served by I-5 with connections to Route 163, I-8 and I-15. From
I-5 northbound, take the San Diego Airport/Hawthorn Street exit;
follow signs onto westbound Hawthorn Street, continue to North Harbor
Drive and turn right for the airport. From I-5 southbound, take
the San Diego Airport/Sassafras Street exit onto Kettner Boulevard
and turn right at the traffic lights at Sassafras Street, then left
at the next lights onto Pacific Highway. Then, turn right at Laurel
Street and right again at the next lights (North Harbor Drive) for
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS
Travelers Aid booths are located on the lower/Arrivals level of
each terminal near baggage reclaim and provide information and assistance
for disabled passengers. The airport has a 24-hour recorded information
line (tel: 310 646 5252).
Both long-term and Short-term car parks are located in front of
each terminal with Long-term parking is available at 3302 Pacific
Highway. There is a free 24-hour shuttle to/from the airport.
Off-site parking is also available.
Money and communications:
ATMs and bureaux de change are available in all terminals. So
are Internet access facilities. Mobile phone hire is available
in the TBI Terminal Arrivals.
Eating and drinking:
There are numerous fast-food outlets, bars, coffee shops, restaurants
and ice cream parlors across the airport.
Shops are plentiful at the airport; duty-free shopping is available
in Terminals 2-8 and in the TBI Terminal; newsagents, gift shops,
and bookshops are also widely available.
Trolleys are available. There is a left-luggage facility on the
Arrivals level of the TBI Terminal; a wrapping service is available.
Lost property is handed to the LAX Airport Police (tel: 310 417
There is a first aid station in TBI Terminal. AED units (defibrillators)
are situated throughout the airport.
Hotel/motel reservations boards can be found in the baggage reclaim
areas. There are no hotels within the airport grounds, but the Sheraton
San Diego Hotel and Marina (tel: 619 291 2900) is located directly
opposite the airport and there are several hotels nearby. These
include: Best Western At The Yacht Harbor (tel: 619 224 3254), Holiday
Inn - San Diego Bayside (tel: 619 224 3621), Radisson Hotel La Jolla
(tel: 858 453 5500), Ramada Plaza Hotel Circle (tel: 619 291 6500)
and the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina (tel: 619 234 1500),
all of which have a courtesy shuttle available from the airport.