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San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is known as the "Gateway to the Pacific." It serves tens of millions of domestic and international passengers each year. If your final destination is the City by the Bay, hopefully the following information will help you get on your way.

If you are here on a layover, consider yourself lucky! There is plenty to see and do. According to SFO, the airport is embarking on a $383 million project to renovate the facility into "a state-of-the-art domestic terminal" Some of the perks will include a " This renovations includes thousands of square feet of retail space , many new restaurants , wine bar and spa.

For car rental needs, SFO's Rental Car Center is in a convenient location for both pick-up and drop-off. http://www.flysfo.com/web/page/tofrom/rental-cars/index.html

Since this is such a big airport check, out this interactive map before your travels. It's provided by the SFO web site and will definitely help you get around. http://www.flysfo.com/web/page/as_airportmaps.htm

Most of the restaurants are branches of local restaurants, bars and cafés, so if you're looking for a taste of San Francisco, you can easily find it at SFO. There are almost 100 places to eat, from brew house to bakeries. Click and make a dining plan while in transit - http://www.flysfo.com/web/page/atsfo/shop-dine/dine/alph.html

SFO is a beautiful, busy and exciting airport. It wins extra points for being committed to "Going Green" and trying to drastically reduce its environmental impact over the next decade.

San Francisco International Airport PO Box 8097 San Francisco, CA 94128 800-435-9736