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SFO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SFO / KSFO
Airport Name: San Francisco International Airport
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 37°37'8"N by 122°22'30"W
Area Served: San Francisco
Operator/Owner: City & County of San Francisco
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 13 feet (4 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about San Francisco International Airport (SFO):

  • The furthest airport from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 11,365 miles (18,290 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • Formerly known as the "North Terminal," Terminal 3 has Boarding Area E and Boarding Area F has 26 gates.
  • Because of San Francisco International Airport's relatively low elevation of 13 feet, planes can take off or land at San Francisco 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.
  • The closest airport to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip (HAF), which is located only 10 miles (16 kilometers) SW of SFO.
  • The airport closed following the Loma Prieta earthquake on October 17, 1989, reopening the following morning.
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has 4 runways.
  • San Francisco International Airport handled 44,477,209 passengers last year.
  • In summer 2011, Lufthansa and Air France operated the Airbus A380 at SFO seasonally, the first A380 scheduled service to the airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from San Francisco International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from San Francisco International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.04 miles (16.17 km) SWHalf Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip (HAF)Half Moon Bay, California, United StatesView Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip on a map Set HAF as destination Airport Get more information about Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip
211.01 miles (17.72 km) NEOakland International Airport (OAK)Oakland (near San Francisco), California, United StatesView Oakland International Airport on a map Set OAK as destination Airport Get more information about Oakland International Airport
314.13 miles (22.75 km) ENEHayward Executive Airport (HWD)Hayward, California, United StatesView Hayward Executive Airport on a map Set HWD as destination Airport Get more information about Hayward Executive Airport
417.94 miles (28.87 km) SEPalo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO)Palo Alto, California, United StatesView Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County on a map Set PAO as destination Airport Get more information about Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County
522.78 miles (36.66 km) SEMoffett Federal Airfield (NUQ)Mountain View, California, United StatesView Moffett Federal Airfield on a map Set NUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Moffett Federal Airfield
630.17 miles (48.56 km) SENorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)San Jose, California, United StatesView Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport on a map Set SJC as destination Airport Get more information about Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
730.77 miles (49.52 km) ELivermore Municipal Airport (LVK)Livermore, California, United StatesView Livermore Municipal Airport on a map Set LVK as destination Airport Get more information about Livermore Municipal Airport
830.95 miles (49.81 km) NEBuchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base (CCR)Concord, California, United StatesView Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base on a map Set CCR as destination Airport Get more information about Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base
936.30 miles (58.42 km) ESEReid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County (RHV)San Jose, California, United StatesView Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County on a map Set RHV as destination Airport Get more information about Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County
1037.58 miles (60.47 km) NNWMarin County Airport (NOT)Novato, California, United StatesView Marin County Airport on a map Set NOT as destination Airport Get more information about Marin County Airport
1141.38 miles (66.60 km) NNapa County Airport (APC)Napa, California, United StatesView Napa County Airport on a map Set APC as destination Airport Get more information about Napa County Airport
1250.73 miles (81.65 km) NNETravis Air Force Base Fairfield-Suisun Army Airfield (SUU)Fairfield, California, United StatesView Travis Air Force Base Fairfield-Suisun Army Airfield on a map Set SUU as destination Airport Get more information about Travis Air Force Base Fairfield-Suisun Army Airfield
1357.06 miles (91.83 km) NNENut Tree Airport (VCB)Vacaville, California, United StatesView Nut Tree Airport on a map Set VCB as destination Airport Get more information about Nut Tree Airport
1457.12 miles (91.93 km) SEWatsonville Municipal Airport (WVI)Watsonville, California, United StatesView Watsonville Municipal Airport on a map Set WVI as destination Airport Get more information about Watsonville Municipal Airport
1564.94 miles (104.51 km) ENEStockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK)Stockton, California, United StatesView Stockton Metropolitan Airport on a map Set SCK as destination Airport Get more information about Stockton Metropolitan Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from San Francisco International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from San Francisco International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,365.15 miles (18,290.40 km) SETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
211,303.13 miles (18,190.57 km) SPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
311,274.07 miles (18,143.82 km) SRoland 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
411,265.49 miles (18,130.00 km) SEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
511,249.16 miles (18,103.72 km) SSir 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
611,174.49 miles (17,983.56 km) SSEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
711,155.40 miles (17,952.83 km) SSWSir 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
811,154.88 miles (17,952.00 km) SSEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,066.46 miles (17,809.69 km) SEAndavadoaka 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
1011,064.08 miles (17,805.87 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1111,050.09 miles (17,783.36 km) SEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1210,999.69 miles (17,702.25 km) SSEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1310,999.37 miles (17,701.72 km) SSEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1410,990.13 miles (17,686.86 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1510,969.17 miles (17,653.12 km) SEBelo sur Tsiribihina Airport (BMD)Belo sur Tsiribihina, MadagascarView Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport on a map Set BMD as destination Airport Get more information about Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport