San Jose International Airport , officially Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and branded as San José Mineta International Airport, is a city-owned public airport in San Jose, California, United States. It serves the Santa Clara Valley region of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is named after San Jose native Norman Mineta, former United States Secretary of Transportation and United States Secretary of Commerce, who also served as Mayor of San Jose and as a San Jose City Councilman.
While San Jose is the largest city in the Bay Area, SJC is the Bay Area's second-busiest airport by passenger boarding, behind San Francisco International Airport. In addition, the airport is also an official U.S. Customs and Border Protection international port of entry. It is situated three miles northwest of Downtown San Jose near the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880, and State Route 87. In 2021, 54% of departing or arriving passengers at SJC flew on Sout