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Did you know that SFO was awarded dotCOMM’s Platinum level award for its Interactive SFO Map in the Mobile Site Creativity – Interactive Capabilities category? dotCOMM Awards is an international competition honoring excellence in web creativity and digital communication. View SFO's interactive map here: https://www.flysfo.com/maps

December 10, 2018

Did you know that the aviation library and archive are available to the public for research by appointment? Holdings include 8,000 books, 600 periodical titles, and 78,000 archival objects related to aeronautics dating from the eighteenth century to the present.

December 3, 2018

Did you know that SFO has one of the most extensive noise insulation programs in the nation, providing acoustic treatment to residential properties, churches and schools located inside a specific noise boundary corresponding to the area where the average daily aircraft noise level is equal to or greater than 65 decibels?

November 21, 2018

Did you know that, in conjunction with its mission to “provide an exceptional airport in service to our communities", each year, Airport Commission employees participate in a number of volunteer activities and donation drives to support charitable organizations in the surrounding communities?

November 19, 2018

Did you know that SFO Museum’s Student Art Program features rotating exhibitions of original two-dimensional artwork from schools, youth organizations, and adult education programs in the San Francisco Bay Area? The program fosters interaction between the region’s diverse communities, San Francisco International Airport, and the millions of travelers who view the artwork each year in two galleries located pre-security on the arrivals level of Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.

November 12, 2018

Did you know that SFO now has its own trading card? The card was issued as part of the Airports Council International(1)- North American Region’s Collectors Series (NAACS). This year more than 90 airports from across North America have joined together in an effort to raise awareness of the vital role airports play in the communities they serve. The cards feature an iconic image of each airport, along with supporting history, geo-coordinates, fun facts, and trivia. Pick yours up at ony of SFO's Information Booths.

November 5, 2018

Did you know that SFO does an annual Pumpkin Carving Contest for Halloween? Open to Commission employees and representing specific departments, the pumpkins are on public display at the SFO Media Room, International Terminal G from 10/30 to 10/31.

October 29, 2018

Did you know that SFO updates social media content daily as a way to communicate with and inform the public? Social media channels SFO maintains include Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.

October 22, 2018

Did you know that SFO is accepting original photographs, slides, or photographic negatives dating from 1930 to 1980 for consideration as exhibition material in two exhibitions scheduled to open in summer of 2019 and in early 2020 in the San Francisco International Airport’s new Terminal 1: The Harvey B. Milk Terminal?  Visit  http://www.flysfo.com/harveymilkexhibition to learn more.

October 15, 2018

Did you know that SFO has built private nursing rooms pre- and post-security in Terminals 1, 2 and 3? A nursing pod has been ordered for the International Terminal and private nurseries will be part of the new Terminal 1 as well.  A map of SFO nursing rooms can be found on SFO Connect:  https://sfoconnect.com/sfo-nursing-rooms.  

October 9, 2018