About San Antonio International Airport
The San Antonio International Airport (SAT) sanantonio.gov/airport is located 7.5 miles from the city center of San Antonio. It has an area of 2,600 acres, and around 10 million passengers travel through its terminals each year. The main destinations leaving from the San Antonio International Airport are Las Vegas, New York, Dallas, Houston, Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Atlanta and Washington, D.C.
The San Antonio International Airport has 3 runways, and two passenger terminals: Terminal A, with a single division and 17 doors; and Terminal B also with a single division and 8 gates.
The San Antonio International Airport also offers an infrastructure that covers a wide range of services: ATM machines, Wi-Fi internet access, courtesy phones, meeting and conference rooms, restaurants, cafes, duty free shops, luggage services, game rooms, and medical centers. It also has two covered parking areas, and lodging at the Hilton San Antonio Airport Hotel, located in the vicinity of the airport.
Car Rental in San Antonio International Airport
In the San Antonio International Airport there are many major car rental companies such as Budget, Avis, Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty, which can be contacted via the courtesy phones available in the terminals and a shuttle service that transports customers, so they can pick up the car from the Car Rental companies.
It is important to remember that the best rental rates are achieved by booking a car in advance with the promotions that sites like RentingCarz offer.
Exiting the San Antonio International Airport with a rental car
To exit the San Antonio International Airport and go into the city of San Antonio, you must take the E Terminal Dr., then turn Right onto S Terminal Dr., and later, turn Left onto McAllister Fwy. From there, take the US 281 S to exit at I 35 S. They are about 10 miles and the trip takes about 17 minutes.
Driving on the highways in San Antonio is not complicated, however, to guarantee a stress-free trip, you should get a rental car with a GPS in your language and all insurance included, as well as purchase the automatic toll payment TxTag.