Before The Airport

  • Do NOT pack or bring prohibited items to the airport.
    Visit www.tsa.gov/whatcanibring for a complete list.
  • Leave gifts unwrapped.
    They may be opened for inspection.
  • Avoid wearing clothing, jewelry, and accessories that contain metal.
    Metal items may set off the alarm on the metal detector.
  • Put all undeveloped film and cameras with film in your carry-on baggage.
    Checked baggage screening equipment will damage undeveloped film.
  • Carry-on baggage is limited to one carry-on bag plus one personal item.
    Personal items include laptops, purses, small backpacks, briefcases, or camera cases. Remember, 1+1.
  • Place identification tags in and on all of your baggage.
    Don’t forget your laptop computer.

Make Your Trip Better Using 3-1-1

  • 3-1-1 for carry-ons = 3.4 ounce bottle or less (by volume) ; 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag; 1 bag per passenger placed in screening bin. One-quart bag per person limits the total liquid volume each traveler can bring. 3 oz. container size is a security measure. Visit www.tsa.gov/311 for rules on liquids.
  • Consolidate bottles into one bag and X-ray separately to speed screening.
  • Be prepared. Each time TSA searches a carry-on it slows down the line. Practicing 3-1-1 will ensure a faster and easier checkpoint experience.
  • 3-1-1 is for short trips. If in doubt, put your liquids in checked luggage.
  • Declare larger liquids. Medications, baby formula and food, and breast milk are allowed in reasonable quantities exceeding three ounces and are not required to be in the zip-top bag. Declare these items for inspection at the checkpoint.
  • Come early and be patient. Heavy travel volumes and the enhanced security process may mean longer lines at security checkpoints.
  • TSA working with our partners. TSA works with airlines and airports to anticipate peak traffic and be ready for the traveling public.

At The Airport – Before You Get In Line…

  • Do NOT bring food to the security checkpoint unless it is wrapped or in a container. Unpeeled natural foods like fruit are okay.
  • Put metal IN your carry-on bag. This includes jewelry, loose change, keys, mobile phones, pagers, and personal data assistants (PDAs).
  • Take OUT your laptop computer. Place it in a bin, separate from its carrying case.
  • Take OFF your outer coat. Place it in a bin. Suit jackets and blazers do not have to be removed, unless requested by the screener.

Check Your ID

ID Requirements Are Changing

Beginning October 1, 2020, you will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States.

Learn about flying with a REAL ID at tsa.gov/real-id

TSA Travel Tips

If you have any questions about any of these procedures, please call the TSA Consumer Response Center toll-free at 1-866-289-9673, Monday – Friday between 8am-6pm (24 hour voicemail).

You may also email TSA at TellTSA@tsa.dot.gov.
TSA
Transportation Security Administration
www.tsa.gov
TSA Passenger Support
www.tsa.gov/travelers/

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