- American airlines and Alaska Airlines operate from multiple terminals, your departure terminal could change on the day of travel.
Flights operated by JAL depart from and arrive at International Terminal.
Updated : 2023/11/15
Departure and arrival terminals may differ from airlines. Please check the terminal information of your airline.
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|Terminal 1 (B)||
|Terminal 2 (C)||
|Terminal 2 (D)||
|Terminal 3 (E)||
|Terminal 3 (F)||
|International Terminal (A)||
|International Terminal (G)||
If you do not have your connecting boarding pass, please proceed to the departure terminal for your connecting flight and carry out the check-in procedure at the connecting airline's transfer counter.
Regardless of whether your final destination is within the US or abroad, all passengers must go through a customs inspection when entering the United States.
Even if "final destination" is stamped on the baggage tag you were given when you checked your baggage at your departure point, you are still required to collect your baggage here and proceed through Customs.
The baggage collected for the customs inspection can be deposited again at Baggage Drop Off.
Take the right-hand exit from the Customs area and proceed to the Baggage Drop Off counter to your left.
Take the right-hand exit from the Customs area and proceed to the Baggage Drop Off counter to your right.Passengers who do not have a boarding pass for their connecting flight can go to their airline desk in the departures lobby to check in.
Japan Airlines (JL) flights arrive at the San Francisco International Terminal.
|Time required (approximate)||International Terminal → Terminal 1||approximately 10 minutes|
|International Terminal → Terminal 2||approximately 5 minutes|
|International Terminal → Terminal 3||approximately 1 minutes|
After Customs, there are guides on hand to assist people, so please do not hesitate to ask one of them if anything is unclear.
Passengers connecting to flight JL001/JL057 should go to the San Francisco International Terminal, and check in at the Japan Airlines check-in counter on the Departure Level (level 3), Aisle 8 (Island number 8).
If you are connecting from an airport within the United States or Canada and you checked your baggage through to your final destination at your departure point, you do not need to collect your baggage at San Francisco International Airport, but it is necessary to verify the baggage tag you were issued upon check-in.
At San Francisco International Airport, you will find the British Airways Lounge.
Please pass through the security checkpoint and proceed.
|JAL → other international airlines||105 minutes|
|JAL → other domestic airlines|
|Other international airlines → JAL|
|Other domestic airlines → JAL||60 minutes|