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About San Francisco


San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Check-in Counter:

International Terminal, Island 8, counters 99-112 

Opening hours 
4 hours prior to scheduled departure time 

(Check-in counters are closed punctually 40 minutes before scheduled departure time)


Cathay Pacific Lounge

Location: Level 4, International Terminal, San Francisco Airport
Opening Hours: 4 hours before flight departure
Redeem Lounge Access
Cathay Pacific Lounge

British Airways Lounge

Location: Area A, between Gates A4 and A6, San Francisco International Terminal
Opening Hours: 4 hours before flight departure
Redeem Lounge Access

Airport Facilities

  • A Self Check-In Kiosk is located on aisle 7 at San Francisco International Airport, where you cancheck in for any Cathay Pacific flights departing within 24 hours, and print your boarding pass.
  • Children's Learning and Activity Center is located in Boarding Area F near Gate 87A, North Terminal.
  • The Business Fax Center is located between Boarding Areas C & D.
  • Cellular phone rental facilities are available at the Lower Levels in Boarding Areas C, D & Frespectively.
  • Shower facilities are available at Hairport, Boarding Area C. Open daily 8am-6pm. Tel: 876-1741or call 6-1741 on the airport's courtesy phone.

For further information, click on the website of San Francisco International Airport.


Arriving international passengers must clear customs and immigration.

Airport Transfer

To city centre:
BART: check fare at www.bart.gov 
Bus: check fare at http://www.samtrans.com

Airport Taxes

Included in price of airline ticket.

Customs Allowance

Tobacco Products: 200 cigarettes 

Alcoholic Beverages: 1 litre of wine or spirits 

Others: Goods up to the value of US$100 for nonresidents (US$400 for residents).