San Francisco International Airport (SFO)The airport recommends arriving at least 2 hours prior to departure.

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today reminded passengers to allow extra time for the busy summer travel season. SFO recommends that travellers arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure for domestic flights, and at least 3 hours prior to departure for an international flight.

SFO is currently experiencing some of the busiest passenger volumes since the pandemic began, with activity levels approaching 75% of pre-pandemic levels. Approximately 12 million passengers are forecasted to travel through SFO this summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day.