San Antonio International Airport (SAT), which is the primary airport serving San Antonio and surrounding towns, is locate about 10 miles north of downtown. About 15 airlines fly from the airport to several dozen destinations within Texas, across the United States and to cities in Mexico.
The most popular domestic destinations include Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston Las Vegas and Phoenix. Popular international destinations include Cancun and Mexico City.
The airport has two terminals. Aeroméxico Connect, AirTran Airways, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Interjet, Southwest Airlines, US Airways, US Airways Express and Volaris operate from Terminal A. American Airlines, American Eagle, United Airlines and United Express operate from Terminal B.
Are you looking for an inexpensive flight? Several low-cost carriers—which typically offer cheap airfares—have flights from San Antonio. AirTran flies to Atlanta, Houston and Mexico City, with seasonal service to Cancún. Interjet has flights to Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey and Toluca. Southwest flies from San Antonio to cities including Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix and San Diego. And Volaris flies to Guadalajara.
To ensure that you find the lowest airfares, start your search as early as possible—ideally, a couple months prior to traveling. Also, it helps if your travel dates and times are flexible. Finally, don’t limit yourself to a single airport. For example, if you were flying to Chicago, you should consider both Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).