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San Diego International Airport

San Diego International Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerSan Diego County Regional Airport Authority
LocationNorth Harbor Drive
San Diego, California
Elevation5 m (17 ft)
Statistics2009, 2010
Total Passengers (2010)16889622
International Passengers (2009)194172
Traffic Movements (2009)199209

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San Diego International Airport , sometimes referred to as Lindbergh Field, is a public airport located 3 mi (4.8 km) northwest of the central business district of San Diego, California and 20 mi (32.2 km) from the Mexico United States border at Tijuana, Mexico. It is operated by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

San Diego International is the busiest single-runway commercial service airport in the United States, and second in the world after London Gatwick, with approximately 600 departures and arrivals carrying 50,000 passengers each day, and a total of 18.3 million passengers in 2007. San Diego is the largest metropolitan area of the United States which does not serve as a hub nor secondary hub for any airline, however the airport is a focus city for Southwest Airlines, who is the largest operator.

The top five airlines in terms of market share for 2010 were Southwest Airlines (38.45%), United Airlines (17.05%), Delta Air Lines (10.73%), American Airlines (8.8%) and US Airways (5.94%).

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