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Did you know that SFO now has a free Shuttle Bus that will meet all morning and evening San Francisco Bay Ferry services at South San Francisco (Oyster Point) Ferry Terminal to connect directly to the Airport? For those commuting from the East Bay, this will be a new, hassle free alternative to driving across the Bay Bridge, with three morning and three evening ferry services to choose from Monday through Friday.

August 19, 2019

Did you know that SFO was recognized by Mayor London Breed for its pledge to fulfill 1/5 of the city’s goal to employ 1,000 San Francisco youth this summer as part of the Mayor’s Opportunities for All program? SFO exceeded that goal with 344 summer interns, an 88% increase over last year.

August 12, 2019

Did you know that, at SFO, two parallel runways are oriented in the east-west direction (designated “10-28”) and are intersected by two parallel runways oriented in the north-south direction (designated “1-19”)? Taxiways parallel to each runway and dual parallel taxiways around the perimeter of the passenger terminal area allow aircraft to maneuver between the runways, terminal areas, and support area aprons.

August 5, 2019

Did you know that Thirty percent of the Airport’s greenhouse gas emissions are associated with passenger and employee commute travel on public roads? SFO’s journey to carbon neutrality requires partnerships with its passengers and employees to choose transportation alternatives. Alternate transit choices include Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), SamTrans buses, Caltrain, highway coaches, carpooling, biking, or even walking.

July 29, 2019

Did you know that the original Terminal 1 was built in the early 1960s? When fully completed in 2024, the new Harvey Milk Terminal 1 will elevate SFO’s standard of providing a world-class, environmentally friendly travel experience.

July 22, 2019

Did you know that approximately half of the West-of-Bayshore property consists of wetlands? Wetlands provide multiple functions including playing an essential role in adaptation and resilience; providing regulation of water flow; controlling flood and erosion; filtering pollutants and fertilizers; transforming nutrients; recharging groundwater; and providing a habitat for numerous plants and animals.

July 15, 2019

Did you know that SFO's Office of Economic and Community Development coordinates internship logistics, including hiring and Human Resources processing, payroll, badging, training, parking/transit, and provides interns with professional development and career exposure? Please call Linda Rosa at 650.821.5235 or e-mail Linda.Rosa@flysfo.com to sign-up to host an intern.

July 8, 2019

Did you know that SFO's Internship Programs help interns from diverse communities build skills and gain valuable work experience, while also enabling SFO Host Offices to get critical projects done?

July 1, 2019

Did you know that SFO is hosting a sneak peak of the new Harvey Milk Terminal 1? A free Community Day will be held on July 20th to celebrate the opening of the new terminal, as well as the Grand Hyatt at SFO. Tickets are free and can be accessed by going to flySFO: https://www.flysfo.com/grandopenings  

June 24, 2019

Did you know that drought-tolerant landscaping has cut SFO's water use for irrigation in half, saving 6 million gallons of water annually?

June 17, 2019