Southwest Airlines at Sacramento Airport (SMF) Information

Southwest Airlines Sacramento Terminal, Check-in, and Baggage Options:

Airline Name Southwest Airlines
Arrivals Terminal Terminal B
Departures Terminal Terminal B
Airlines Website

Sacramento International Airport is one of the very important airports as it is the primary airport for the California state capitol located around 10 miles from downtown Sacramento. The airport offers many facilities like the other airports have such as lounges, food courts, shopping areas, hotels nearby, and many more.

Lounges and Relaxation Areas

While traveling is very important to keep your body and mind relaxed as much as possible. You can take a moment to relax at world-class lounges at Sacramento Airport:

  • Escape Lounges-The Centurion Studio Partner SMF Terminal A
  • Vino Volo

Restaurants and Food Options at SMF

An Airport is incomplete without its eating options like restaurants as well as cafes. People who don't rent a lounge usually find some relaxation moments at random restaurants. SMF also has some of the biggest restaurant chains like:

  • Burgers and Brew
  • Freshii
  • Iron Horse Tavern
  • Famous Famiglia
  • Cafeteria 15L
  • Mango Taco
  • Urban crave express
  • Starbucks

Shops and Retail Options

When you are at some exciting places or on any random tour, you want to buy some items for your friends or relatives or anyone who belongs to you. The airport is the place where you can have such items as Sacramento Airport also has shops like:-

  • Capital Marketplace
  • DOC Market
  • Taylors Market Selections by Vino Volo
  • Sactown Magazine
  • CW31

Hotels Near

You can find many luxuries as well as normal hotels for your accommodation in Sacramento Airport like:

  • Hilton Garden Inn Sacramento/South Natomas
  • La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Sacramento North
  • Super 8 by Wyndham Sacramento North
  • Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown - Arena, an IHG Hotel
  • Hyatt Regency Sacramento

Check-in procedures

The Check-in process at the Southwest Terminal Sacramento is simple and can be completed online, with the help of the airline's mobile app, or at the airport. The airlines recommended you check in at least 120 minutes before your flight's departure time so that you can have a smooth boarding process.

Lost and Found

For lost & found at Sacramento Airport you can contact the airport at (916) 8740701 or email at To Visit the lost & found counter go to 7001 Lindbergh Drive which is between Terminal A and Terminal B of the airport.


The baggage policy at Southwest Airlines allows you to bring one carry-on bag as well as two checked bags for free at no extra charge. Only if you have any additional bags and oversized or overweight baggage will incur extra fees. If you are flying with Southwest Airlines make sure to check its baggage policy while booking because at the airport you will be allowed to carry your baggage but maybe for an expensive charge.

Which Terminal Is Southwest At Sacramento Airport?

Below are the Sacramento Airport terminal details.

Arrivals Terminal

Southwest Airlines flights arrive at terminal B of the SMF Airport. The Southwest Flights almost arrive on time but sometimes they can be delayed by some minutes. 

Departures Terminal

Terminal B of Sacramento International is used by Southwest for its flight departures. 

Flight Options and Destinations SMF Airport

The Sacramento International Airport gives you a huge list of flights arriving as well as departing from the airport from/to different destinations around the states. And with Southwest Airlines the journey also becomes more exciting. There are many direct and indirect or connecting flights offered by Southwest from Sacramento to different parts of the nation.

Direct Flights to SMF

Southwest operates more than 80 direct flights to/from the Sacramento Airport every week. The main destination the airline offers are Chicago–Midway, Austin, Boise, Burbank, Dallas–Love, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Denver, Los Angeles, and more.

Connecting Flights to SMF

There are more than 140 weekly connecting flights operated by Southwest SMF terminal. The destinations offered are Orange County, Palm Springs, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Salt Lake City, Portland (OR), San Diego, Ontario, Santa Barbara, Seattle/Tacoma, San José del Cabo, Spokane, and more.

Publish Date: 05/06/2023