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SAN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SAN / KSAN
Airport Names:
  1. San Diego International Airport
  2. Lindbergh Field
Location: San Diego, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 32°44'0"N by 117°11'22"W
Area Served: Greater San Diego
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 17 feet (5 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about San Diego International Airport (SAN):

  • Because of San Diego International Airport's relatively low elevation of 17 feet, planes can take off or land at San Diego International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "San Diego International Airport", another name for SAN is "Lindbergh Field".
  • Terrain east and west of the airport greatly impacts the available runway length.
  • The furthest airport from San Diego International Airport (SAN) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,540 miles (18,571 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • The airport has domestic flights, as well as international flights to Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Japan.
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Most takeoffs and landings at SAN are from east to west.
  • In January 2008, San Diego International Airport entered the blogosphere with the launch of the first employee blog – the Ambassablog – for a major U.S.
  • San Diego International Airport's expansion program, dubbed "The Green Build", is expected to help the airport meet current and future travel demands.
  • The closest airport to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is NAS North Island (NZY), which is located only 3 miles (5 kilometers) SSW of SAN.

Map of Nearest Airports from San Diego International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from San Diego International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
12.81 miles (4.51 km) SSWNAS North Island (NZY)San Diego, California, United StatesView NAS North Island on a map Set NZY as destination Airport Get more information about NAS North Island
26.39 miles (10.28 km) NNEMontgomery Field (MYF)San Diego, California, United StatesView Montgomery Field on a map Set MYF as destination Airport Get more information about Montgomery Field
39.68 miles (15.58 km) NNEMCAS Miramar, (NKX)San Diego, California, United StatesView MCAS Miramar, on a map Set NKX as destination Airport Get more information about MCAS Miramar,
412.61 miles (20.30 km) SSENaval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach (NRS)Imperial Beach, California, United StatesView Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach on a map Set NRS as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach
514.14 miles (22.76 km) ENEGillespie Field (SEE)San Diego / El Cajon, California, United StatesView Gillespie Field on a map Set SEE as destination Airport Get more information about Gillespie Field
616.52 miles (26.58 km) SEBrown Field Municipal Airport (SDM)San Diego, California, United StatesView Brown Field Municipal Airport on a map Set SDM as destination Airport Get more information about Brown Field Municipal Airport
718.46 miles (29.71 km) SETijuana International Airport (TIJ)Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoView Tijuana International Airport on a map Set TIJ as destination Airport Get more information about Tijuana International Airport
827.77 miles (44.69 km) NMcClellan–Palomar Airport (CLD)Carlsbad, California, United StatesView McClellan–Palomar Airport on a map Set CLD as destination Airport Get more information about McClellan–Palomar Airport
934.76 miles (55.94 km) NNWBob Maxwell Field (Oceanside Municipal Airport) (OCN)Oceanside, California, United StatesView Bob Maxwell Field (Oceanside Municipal Airport) on a map Set OCN as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Maxwell Field (Oceanside Municipal Airport)
1062.05 miles (99.87 km) NEBorrego Valley Airport (BXS)Borrego Springs, California, United StatesView Borrego Valley Airport on a map Set BXS as destination Airport Get more information about Borrego Valley Airport
1169.79 miles (112.31 km) NHemet-Ryan AirportRyan Field (HMT)Hemet, California, United StatesView Hemet-Ryan AirportRyan Field on a map Set HMT as destination Airport Get more information about Hemet-Ryan AirportRyan Field
1272.25 miles (116.28 km) NNWMCAS El Toro (NZJ)Santa Ana, California, United StatesView MCAS El Toro on a map Set NZJ as destination Airport Get more information about MCAS El Toro
1373.35 miles (118.05 km) SSEEnsenada Airport (ESE)Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoView Ensenada Airport on a map Set ESE as destination Airport Get more information about Ensenada Airport
1475.99 miles (122.30 km) NNWJohn Wayne Airport (SNA)Santa Ana, California, United StatesView John Wayne Airport on a map Set SNA as destination Airport Get more information about John Wayne Airport
1579.35 miles (127.70 km) NMarch Air Reserve Base (RIV)Riverside, California, United StatesView March Air Reserve Base on a map Set RIV as destination Airport Get more information about March Air Reserve Base

Map of Furthest Airports from San Diego International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from San Diego International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,539.59 miles (18,571.13 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
211,529.97 miles (18,555.64 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,527.39 miles (18,551.50 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
411,503.73 miles (18,513.42 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
511,341.97 miles (18,253.09 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
611,244.64 miles (18,096.45 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
711,211.26 miles (18,042.73 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
811,197.99 miles (18,021.37 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,127.20 miles (17,907.45 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1011,086.45 miles (17,841.87 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1111,084.53 miles (17,838.77 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1211,059.84 miles (17,799.05 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1311,035.26 miles (17,759.48 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1411,030.82 miles (17,752.34 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1511,026.11 miles (17,744.76 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport