A new Terminal 1, which will maintain Southwest Airlines as its major tenant, will separate arriving and departing passengers on two levels, similar to the design of the upgraded Terminal 2. Airport officials hope 
$3 billion worth of improvements to San Diego International Airport, 
including replacement of the airport’s aging Terminal 1, kick off in 2020.

A new Terminal 1, which will maintain Southwest Airlines as its major tenant, will separate arriving and departing passengers on two levels, similar to the design of the upgraded Terminal 2. Airport officials hope $3 billion worth of improvements to San Diego International Airport, including replacement of the airport’s aging Terminal 1, kick off in 2020. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

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Proposed Terminal 1

Planning is underway for up to $3 billion worth of improvements to San Diego International Airport, including replacement of the airport’s aging Terminal 1 building, construction of a new road onto and off the property, more parking and an additional taxiway for commercial airliners, as well as a new administration building...

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