San Antonio Airport

Newsroom

Media

Marketing &
Public Relations

SAT’s Marketing and Public Relations Division provides local and national news media organizations with airport news and information to communicate to the traveling public.

Press Releases

View current press releases

Media Access to Public Areas

Members of the media:

  • Should notify the PR Division of plans to interview, photograph or film on airport property
  • Must not impede passenger traffic or airport operations
  • Must display press credentials
  • Must identify themselves to anyone they interview, photograph or film
  • Must have permission to film areas leased by airlines and other airport tenants, including ticket counters, stores, private offices, and/or restaurants unless it meets one of the conditions listed above.

Filming at the
Airport

Lights, Camera, Action

All commercial, non-profit and student filming, videography and photography activities on airport property require prior review and approval by the Airport Director and a City of San Antonio Aviation Department permit. Applicable charges, proof of insurance and location permit and approval must be completed before filming starts.

Media Inquiries

All requests for interviews should be made to Strategic Communications Manager, Rich Stinson, who will either conduct an interview or provide the appropriate spokesperson of the interview.

Rich Stinson, Strategic Communications Manager
Office: 210.207.1509
Cell: 912.433.2329
Email: Rich.Stinson@sanantonio.gov

Media Representative Contact

Tonya Hope, Public Relations Manager
Office: 210.207.1515
Cell: 210.400.7428
Email: Tonya.Hope@sanantonio.gov

Parking and Live Shots

Television trucks providing a live shot or satellite feed may park curb side upper level, past Terminal B, with prior approval.

If there is a serious incident or emergency, a staging area for media will be established. Media should contact Rich Stinson or Tonya Hope for established staging area location.

Amateur Photography and
“Plane Spotting”

The official location sanctioned by San Antonio International Airport for amateur photography or “Plane Spotting” is located at the top level of the Long-Term Parking Garage. Although this is allowed, for security purposes, those who choose to observe or photograph aircraft are subject to questioning by airport police, security and personnel. Please be prepared to present legal and proper identification at all times.