San Antonio Aviation Department

San Antonio, TX 78216


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9800 Airport Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78216

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With more than 8 million passengers annually, the San Antonio International Airport (SAT) contributes more than $5 billion to the region’s economy. The Gateway for South Texas SAT offers nonstop service to 34 destinations and, in 2012, was named the nation’s 10th largest gateway to Mexico. The San Antonio Airport System also includes Stinson Municipal Airport (SSF), the 2nd oldest continuously operating airport. A department of the City of San Antonio, the system is funded by an enterprise fund supported by user and tenant fees. For more information, visit or Facebook/SATAirport

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Alaska Airlines Honors Military at San Antonio Airport

May 26, 2023
This is the 14th cart crafted by the airline’s maintenance team to honor all fallen military members and the first to be delivered this year. It is used to transport the remains...
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San Antonio International Airport Recognized for Campaign to Recruit More Female Police Officers

May 17, 2023
San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is proud to share that a strategic diversity and inclusion effort to help recruit female police officers has been recognized by the Public...

San Antonio International Airport Shares New Terminal Update with City Council

May 12, 2023
The Strategic Development Program (SDP) identified a need for a new terminal facility to support the projected passenger growth in the greater San Antonio region.

San Antonio International is First Airport in the World to Purchase and Deploy Virus and Bacteria Defeating Xenex LightStrike Robot

Sept. 3, 2020
San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is the first airport in the world to purchase and employ the Xenex LightStrike robot — the only ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection technology...
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SAT Transforms Into Art Gallery to Welcome Visitors to San Antonio

May 10, 2019
For the second time since its creation, The Galleries @ SAT opened its second season with a gallery unveiling and reception with several of the featured artists and prominent ...
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Premier Aeronautique At SAT Officially Breaks Ground

March 26, 2019
Western LLC hosted an event on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 to celebrate the groundbreaking of “Premier AeroNautique at SAT,” the development firm’s newest Corporate Hangar Development...
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American Airlines Launches New Non-Stop Service from San Antonio to Philadelphia

Feb. 15, 2018
San Antonio International Airport and American Airlines (AA) launched a new daily non-stop service from San Antonio International Airport (SAT) to Philadelphia’s International...
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The brave men and women and their families boarded a flight to Dallas courtesy of American Airlines as part of the 13th Annual Seats for Soldiers event.

San Antonio International Airport in Partnership with American Airlines Welcomed Wounded Soldiers from Brooke Army Medical Center

Dec. 4, 2017
More than 100 wounded warriors arrived from Brooke Army Medical Center to the San Antonio International Airport Dec. 13. The brave men and women and their families boarded a flight...

SAT Opens Short Term Parking Garage

Nov. 17, 2017
Kick start your quick business trip or holiday travel by parking in the newly opened Short Term Parking Garage at the San Antonio International Airport (SAT). Passengers can begin...

San Antonio International Airport  Enhances Air Service Offerings with Frontier Announcement

Sept. 20, 2017
San Antonio International Airport announces a new Frontier Airlines non-stop flight to Colorado Springs, Colorado. The addition of this new service underscores that Frontier continues...

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San Antonio International Airport Volunteers Make a Difference

April 12, 2017
San Antonio International Airport has more than 200 volunteers who spend hours assisting customers each day. With just four months into the year, the SAT Ambassador Program has...

SAT Receives Top Honors in the Airport Service Quality Awards

March 7, 2017
Airports Council International (ACI) World announced the winners of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. We are pleased to reveal that the San Antonio International ...
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Handy served as the Commander of the Alaskan Region of the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

Russell J. “Russ” Handy Appointed as New Aviation Director Of the San Antonio International Airport System

Jan. 13, 2017
After a national search, the city of San Antonio has appointed Retired Air Force Gen. Russell J. Handy as the city’s aviation director, beginning Jan. 9. Handy oversees the day...

SAT Reaches New Heights with September Passenger Counts

Nov. 9, 2016
September statistics for SAT represent another record high in passenger statistics for the airport. September passenger traffic posted a 7.4 percent increase over September 2015...

New Pet Relief Areas Unveiled at SAT

Sept. 1, 2016
San Antonio International Airport (SAT) debuts two new post security pet relief areas. Service animals are an on-going reality of travel today, be it a Police K9, TSA service ...

SAT Announces Record Travel Month in June

Aug. 1, 2016
San Antonio International reported a record month with 800,107 total passengers served in June 2016, a 3.1 percent increase as compared to June 2015. This represents the first...

TX: Stinson Kicks Off Speakers Series

July 15, 2016
The city of San Antonio Aviation Department announced the launch of the San Antonio Aviation Speakers Series. Each quarter, aviation experts from the San Antonio area will be ...
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Most recently at the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, Henrietta served as the Director of Administration, leading the organizations Audit, Business Diversity, Legal and Office of Contracts & Procurement.

San Antonio Airport System Announces New Staff

June 28, 2016
The San Antonio Airport System announces new hires for its executive team. The following positions are key to the success of meeting the needs of passengers and tenants at San...
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Pratte enjoys volunteering with aviation industry organizations and is currently working towards his pilot’s license.

San Antonio Airport System Hires New Air Service Administrator

May 11, 2016
The San Antonio Airport System announced a new Air Service Administrator Brian Pratte. As the new air service administrator for the city of San Antonio Aviation Department, Pratte...