Passenger guide - Sacramento airport (SMF) 

 
Sacramento airport (SMF)

Sacramento International Airport, opened on October 21, 1967, serves the capital of the state of California. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Mexico.

Official Website: sacramento.aero
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals A and B, open 24 hours a day. Connected to each other around the clock through free shuttles, every 10 minutes.
Airlines: Terminal A (American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, United Airlines, United Express); Terminal B (Aeroméxico, Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, Volaris).
Annual passenger traffic: More than 10.1 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 916 929 5411. Information booth on level 1 of Terminal B.

 

The airport is located 16 km (10 miles) northwest from downtown Sacramento.

 
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Bus - Yolobus (Tel +1 530 666 2877) provides transportation from the airport through its lines 42A and 42B, heading to the central and west areas of the city, Davis and Woodland. They operate with a frequency of 1 hour from 5:30 am to 10:30 pm on weekdays, and between 6:30 am and 10:30 pm on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Journey time to downtown Sacramento is around 25 minutes and the fare is USD2.25. Some of the stops include Woodland County Fair Mall Transit Center, UC Davis Memorial Union Terminal and West Sacramento Transit Center. Timetables and schedules
SuperShuttle (Tel +1 800 258 3826) offers van services to Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, Placer, San Joaquin, Yuba, Butte, Solano, Sutter and Nevada counties.

Taxi - Authorized vehicles belong to the Sacramento Independent Taxi Owners Association (SITOA) (Tel +1 916 444 0008). They are white and display airport badging. Ranks are found in the ground transportation area, adjacent to the baggage reclaim halls. The trip to the city centre takes about 20 minutes and has a cost of approximately USD33.00.

 

Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the car rental terminal.

Advantage (Tel +1 916 924 5918 - 5:30 am to 0:00 am)
Alamo (Tel +1 800 327 9633 - 5:45 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 916 922 5601 - 5:00 am to 0:30 am)
Budget (Tel +1 800 763 2999 - 5:30 am to 0:00 am)
Dollar (Tel +1 866 434 2226 - 5:00 am to 0:30 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 800 736 8227 - 5:45 am to 0:00 am)
E-Z (Tel +1 800 277 5171 - 5:30 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 800 654 3131 - 5:00 am to 0:30 am)
National (Tel +1 800 227 7366 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Payless (Tel +1 916 441 4488 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +1 916 285 0648)
Zipcar (Tel +1 866 494 7227)

You can also request vehicles from Advance (Tel +1 916 442 1362) and Airport Van Rental (Tel +1 916 913 8133).

 

The airport has ATMs, public telephones, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access. The Sacramento Jet Center, located inside the grounds, has meeting and conference rooms.

Food and Drinks- Pizza places, restaurants, bars, fast food outlets and coffee shops on both levels of the terminals.
Shopping- Options include stores selling souvenirs, jewellery, electronics, sport goods, wine, accessories, apparel, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- Carts available for USD5.00 in the parking lots, near the entrances to the terminals and in the luggage recollection halls. The lost and found department is situated between the terminals and operates Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (Tel +1 916 874 0701).
Other Services- Massage parlour, baby care facilities, art exhibits, quiet room.

 

There are short- and long-term areas, with charging stations for electric vehicles. Near the entrance to the enclosure there is a passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Lot), free for 3 hours. More information: Tel +1 916 874 0825. Rates

Hourly B Parking - Located near Terminal B, for short stays.
Parking Garage A & B - Covered bays for short and long periods, connected to the terminals through bridges on levels 3 and 5.
Daily Lot A & B - Long-term sectors with complimentary shuttle service every 8-10 minutes.
Economy Lot - Cheap area away from the terminals. Courtesy buses operate with 15-20 min. intervals.

 

Adapted telephones, Braille signage, reserved parking spaces, lifts, escalators. Airlines can provide wheelchairs with no charge by previous request. Paratransit (Tel +1 916 429 2744) and Med Star (Tel +1 916 669 0550) offer transportation for passengers with reduced mobility.

 

There are no on-site hotels, but you can find several options nearby, with transportation services for their guests. Four Points by Sheraton Sacramento International Airport (Tel +1 916 263 9000), Homewood Suites by Hilton Sacramento Airport-Natomas (Tel +1 916 263 9510), Hampton Inn & Suites Sacramento-Airport-Natomas (Tel +1 916 928 5700), Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sacramento Airport Natomas (Tel +1 916 928 9400), Staybridge Suites Sacramento Airport Natomas (Tel +1 916 575 7907), Fairfield Inn & Suites Sacramento Airport Natomas (Tel +1 916 923 7472), Super 8 Sacramento Airport (Tel +1 916 920 4451), Extended Stay America - Sacramento - South Natomas (Tel +1 916 564 7500), Residence Inn Sacramento Airport Natomas (Tel +1 916 649 1300), SpringHill Suites Sacramento Airport Natomas (Tel +1 916 925 2280).

 
 
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Latest updates: November, 08, 2017