Your Complete Guide to San Francisco Airport

The (IATA) 3 letter code for San Francisco Airport is SFO named by the International Air Transport Association in Quebec, Canada. The official name for San Francisco Airport is San Francisco International. To aid your travel to San Francisco Airport the Geo coordinates are 37.61889, -122.37500 you can enter this into your tom tom or any in car GPS system to help to get directly to the San Francisco International Airport.

Please find below a selection of Airlines, Destination and approx flight times from San Francisco Airport.

DestinationWeekly FlightsDistance
Los Angeles (LAX)396543 Km (338 Miles)
New York John F Kennedy (JFK)1784,151 Km (2,580 Miles)
Singapore Changi (SIN)2713,581 Km (8,439 Miles)
Beijing (PEK)209,495 Km (5,900 Miles)
Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)188,785 Km (5,459 Miles)
Zurich (ZRH)149,375 Km (5,826 Miles)
Munich (MUC)149,437 Km (5,864 Miles)
Dublin (DUB)78,183 Km (5,085 Miles)
Dubai (DXB)713,020 Km (8,090 Miles)
Reykjavik (KEF)56,748 Km (4,193 Miles)

United Airlines, Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines are the busiest airlines companies that fly from San Francisco Airport and cover the majority of the destinations United Airlines is the most frequent with around 174 flights a week out of a total of 2704. Of all the destinations from San Francisco International, United Airlines covers 6%. Los Angeles International, Franz Josef Strauss, Beijing Capital Int., Changi, Z├╝rich-Kloten and Amsterdam-Schiphol being the most frequent destinations.

You can see below a selection of nonstop flights covered from San Francisco Airport with approximate times

AirlinerDestinationFlight Time (Est)
United AirlinesLos Angeles (LAX)1 hour 27 minutes
United AirlinesMunich (MUC)11 hours 54 minutes
United AirlinesBeijing (PEK)11 hours 58 minutes
United AirlinesSingapore Changi (SIN)16 hours 46 minutes
United AirlinesZurich (ZRH)11 hours 50 minutes
United AirlinesAmsterdam Schiphol (AMS)11 hours 8 minutes

If you require a hire car when arriving at San Francisco Airport you will find a good selection of popular companies situated in the Arrivals lounge or close by. Please be sure to bring a valid driving license if you intend to hire a vehicle. With so much choice of car rental at San Francisco airport it may be wise to book online before you arrive as there is limited choice of vehicles at certain times of the year.