San Jose Mineta Airport Reviews


San Jose Mineta Airport Reviews

San Jose Mineta Airport also known as Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (IATA: SJC, ICAO: KSJC, FAA LID: SJC) is a city-owned public airport in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.

The San Jose Mineta Airport is named for San Jose native Norman Mineta, Transportation Secretary in the Cabinet of George W. Bush and Commerce Secretary in the Cabinet of Bill Clinton. The name also recognizes Mineta’s service as a Councilman for, and Mayor of, San Jose. It is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection international port of entry. It is two miles northwest of Downtown San Jose near the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880, and State Route 87. The dominant carrier is Southwest Airlines with Alaska Airlines as the second largest. The airport has free Wi-Fi in all terminals.

San Jose Mineta Airport’s new consolidated parking and rental facility, CONRAC, has been fitted with new public art featuring hands of people in Silicon Valley. The art is on the outside of the facility and can be seen from more than one mile away. Artist Christian Moeller designed the new “Hands” mural.

The San Jose Mineta Airport terminal earned a LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in 2010 in recognition of the airport’s significant commitment to environmentally sustainable design and construction.


ATMs / Cash Machines – Locations: landside and airside.
Baggage Carts – SmarteCartes are available for $4.00.
Car Rentals – Alamo • Avis (open 24 hours) • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Fox • Hertz • National • Payless • Thrifty • Zipcar. Location: the Rental Car Center can be reached by shuttle bus (from Terminal A, baggage claim area) or walk across the crosswalks (from Terminal B).
Currency Exchange – Location: Terminal A, Baggage Claim, Landside • International Building, across from Gate 15, Airside
Food / Restaurants – At the time of this update it was not know if there are any 24-hour food or beverage concessions available at the airport. Here are the options:
»Landside: Euro Cafe
» Airside: Fresh Attractions • Gordon Biersch Brewing Company • Peet’s Coffee & Tea • Sonoma Chicken • Sora • Starbucks • Tres Gringos and more
Information Desk – Location: near the baggage claim. Hours: 8am-9pm (Mon-Sat) • 9am-9pm (Sun).
Luggage Storage / Lockers – not available
Meditation Room – Location: Airside, Terminal B, across from Gate 18
Piano –  Can you play the piano? If so, you are welcome to use the piano and share your talent with travelers and greeters. Some people have uploaded their performances to Facebook and YouTube. Location: Terminal A “Blue Dot” meet and greet area. Hours: open 24 hours
Showers – not available
Internet: Free WiFi is available at the San Jose Airport.

Airport opening hours:
Open 24 hours

San Jose Mineta Airport Official Website

San Jose Mineta Airport Map

San Jose Mineta Airport Weather Forecast

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