Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
(Sacramento, California - CA, USA)
The gateway to the Californian capital and northern part of the state, the 24-hour Sacramento International Airport (SMF) accommodates more than a dozen major airlines and also a commuter airline. These all serve many US and overseas destinations, with non-stop flights from Sacramento to cities such as Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.
The airport currently handles about 10.5 million passengers per year through its two main terminals and lies around 12 miles / 19 km to the north of Sacramento, which can be reached along the I-5 Interstate. Sacramento Airport lies next to Canaway, Fremont and Kiesel, and boasts more than 150 scheduled daily departures, around 16,000 parking spaces, space for 70 aircraft and two parallel runways, equipped for poor weather conditions.
Public transport to Sacramento city center from Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is provided by the Yolobus on intercity bus route number 42, reaching the main districts of Midtown, North Sacramento and the historic Capitol Area, centred around Capitol Park. This popular service also runs to Davis and Woodland, and provides connections to Regional Transit.
In addition, SuperShuttle operates a fleet of vans to Sacramento and other counties, while limos and on-demand airport taxis (operated by SITOA - Sacramento International Taxi Owners Association) are also readily available. Further afield and to the south-west, San Mateo, San Jose and San Francisco and all connected to Sacramento by public transport.
About Sacramento Tourism
Sacramento, the state capital of California, is a blend of Victorian and Art Deco influences. The city is based around the Central Valley area and boasts plenty of fine museums and monuments, of which the State Capitol building on the Capital Mall is the best preserved, dating back to 1869.
Located close to a series of local domestic airports, Sacramento Airport (SMF) is a major gateway into this part of California. Nearby and within Sacramento itself are many impressive attractions, such as Sutter's Fort State Historical Park, which depicts the Gold Rush days, while the California State Railroad Museum is one of the largest in the country. For entertainment, head for Old Sacramento, which stretches along the winding river banks and is loaded with historic buildings, shops and fine dining.
Sacramento International Airport (SMF):|
|Address: 6900 Airport Boulevard, Sacramento, California, CA, 95837, USA|
|Airport Code: SMF
Tel: +1 916 929 5411
Fax: +1 916 874 0636