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SJC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SJC / KSJC
Airport Name: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
Location: San Jose, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 37°21'46"N by 121°55'45"W
Area Served: San Jose, California
Operator/Owner: City of San Jose
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 62 feet (19 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC):

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport handled 8,357,384 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 11,363 miles (18,287 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • In 1939 Ernie Renzel, a wholesale grocer and future mayor of San Jose, led a group that negotiated an option to buy 483 acres of the Stockton Ranch from the Crocker family, to be the site of San Jose's airport.
  • San Jose's first airline flights were Southwest Airways DC-3s on the multistop run between San Francisco and Los Angeles, starting in 1948.
  • The closest airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County (RHV), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) ESE of SJC.
  • In the early 1980s San Jose International Airport was one of the first U.S airports to participate in the noise regulation program enacted by the U.S.
  • Despite San Jose being the largest city in the Bay Area, SJC is the smallest of the three Bay Area airline airports, with less than a quarter of the passengers of San Francisco International Airport and fewer passengers than Oakland International Airport.
  • Frontier Airlines pulled out of SJC in May 2010, citing lack of profitability on its single flight from the airport to Denver, Colorado.
  • Because of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport's relatively low elevation of 62 feet, planes can take off or land at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose 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.
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) has 3 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.36 miles (10.23 km) ESEReid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County (RHV)San Jose, California, United StatesView Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County on a map View satellite image of Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County Set RHV as destination Airport Get more information about Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County
27.47 miles (12.02 km) WNWMoffett Federal Airfield (NUQ)Mountain View, California, United StatesView Moffett Federal Airfield on a map View satellite image of Moffett Federal Airfield Set NUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Moffett Federal Airfield
312.25 miles (19.72 km) WNWPalo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO)Palo Alto, California, United StatesView Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County on a map View satellite image of Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County Set PAO as destination Airport Get more information about Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County
423.02 miles (37.05 km) NNWHayward Executive Airport (HWD)Hayward, California, United StatesView Hayward Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Hayward Executive Airport Set HWD as destination Airport Get more information about Hayward Executive Airport
523.61 miles (37.99 km) NNELivermore Municipal Airport (LVK)Livermore, California, United StatesView Livermore Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Livermore Municipal Airport Set LVK as destination Airport Get more information about Livermore Municipal Airport
629.48 miles (47.45 km) NNWOakland International Airport (OAK)Oakland (near San Francisco), California, United StatesView Oakland International Airport on a map View satellite image of Oakland International Airport Set OAK as destination Airport Get more information about Oakland International Airport
730.17 miles (48.56 km) NWSan Francisco International Airport (SFO)San Francisco, California, United StatesView San Francisco International Airport on a map View satellite image of San Francisco International Airport Set SFO as destination Airport Get more information about San Francisco International Airport
830.48 miles (49.06 km) SSEWatsonville Municipal Airport (WVI)Watsonville, California, United StatesView Watsonville Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Watsonville Municipal Airport Set WVI as destination Airport Get more information about Watsonville Municipal Airport
933.06 miles (53.20 km) WNWHalf 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 View satellite image of Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip Set HAF as destination Airport Get more information about Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip
1043.23 miles (69.58 km) SEHollister Municipal Airport (HLI)Hollister, California, United StatesView Hollister Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Hollister Municipal Airport Set HLI as destination Airport Get more information about Hollister Municipal Airport
1143.88 miles (70.61 km) NBuchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base (CCR)Concord, California, United StatesView Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base on a map View satellite image of Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base Set CCR as destination Airport Get more information about Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base
1245.11 miles (72.60 km) ENASA Crows Landing Airport (NRC)Crows Landing, California, United StatesView NASA Crows Landing Airport on a map View satellite image of NASA Crows Landing Airport Set NRC as destination Airport Get more information about NASA Crows Landing Airport
1351.54 miles (82.94 km) SSESalinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base (SNS)Salinas, California, United StatesView Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base on a map View satellite image of Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base Set SNS as destination Airport Get more information about Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base
1452.70 miles (84.81 km) NEStockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK)Stockton, California, United StatesView Stockton Metropolitan Airport on a map View satellite image of Stockton Metropolitan Airport Set SCK as destination Airport Get more information about Stockton Metropolitan Airport
1553.82 miles (86.61 km) SMonterey Regional Airport (MRY)Monterey, California, United StatesView Monterey Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Monterey Regional Airport Set MRY as destination Airport Get more information about Monterey Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,363.12 miles (18,287.12 km) SETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
211,317.22 miles (18,213.25 km) SPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
311,288.38 miles (18,166.85 km) SRoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
411,266.63 miles (18,131.83 km) SSir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
511,260.78 miles (18,122.42 km) SEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
611,179.36 miles (17,991.39 km) SSWSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
711,177.91 miles (17,989.06 km) SSEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
811,156.39 miles (17,954.42 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,062.55 miles (17,803.40 km) SEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1011,062.01 miles (17,802.54 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1111,046.63 miles (17,777.78 km) SEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map View satellite image of Morombe Airport Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1211,006.31 miles (17,712.90 km) SSEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map View satellite image of Toamasino Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1311,003.14 miles (17,707.80 km) SSEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivato International Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1410,990.88 miles (17,688.06 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map View satellite image of Miandrivazo Airport Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1510,968.73 miles (17,652.42 km) SEBelo sur Tsiribihina Airport (BMD)Belo sur Tsiribihina, MadagascarView Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport on a map View satellite image of Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport Set BMD as destination Airport Get more information about Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport