Arrive 2 hours before departure time during peak times
Departing passengers are advised to arrive inside the terminal at least 2 hours before their flight during peak times and 90 minutes before their flight for all other times. Peak departure travel times are 5-8 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 3:30-5:30 p.m. During these times passengers may encounter longer waits at security checkpoints. The first TSA checkpoint opens daily at 3:30 a.m. All gates are accessible via any of three TSA checkpoints.
A separate lane for pre-check passengers only and a separate lane only for premium passengers are available at two screening checkpoints. These checkpoints are adjacent to Southwest Airlines and adjacent to American Airlines. Now offering TSA Pre-Check!
2016 Formula One U.S. Grand Prix Passenger Traffic
Post-race departing passengers on Sunday evening, Oct. 23 and Monday, Oct. 24 are advised to be in the airport terminal 2hours before departure. Four of the six busiest departure days in airport history are post-race Mondays:
23,164 departing passengers post-F1 Monday, 2015 (record)
22,759 departing passengers post-F1 Monday, 2013
22,641 departing passengers March 11, 2016 (start of Spring Break/SXSW)
22,065 departing passengers April 11, 2016
21,823 departing passengers post-F1 Monday, 2012
21,804 departing passengers post-F1 Monday, 2014
Where you’ll need to go whether you’re dropping off passengers or picking them up. Please note: There is no parking in front of the terminal and violators will be fined.
Steps to get through security faster
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Most hazardous materials are forbidden in carry-on and checked baggage see www.faa.gov/go/PackSafe.
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