San Antonio International Airport is located in Northern San Antonio, approximately eight miles or 15 minutes from the downtown area. Loop 410 and U.S. 281 are the two highways providing access to the main entry points.
The San Antonio Airport System is operated by the City of San Antonio Department of Aviation. The department currently employs 450 people to support the 24-hour operation of both San Antonio International Airport and Stinson Municipal Airport. Airport operations and improvements at SAT and Stinson are paid for by user fees, bond funds and money from the Aviation Trust Fund, which is disbursed by the Federal Aviation Administration.