Complete Transportation Security Administration information can be found at: www.TSA.gov.
Passengers need to have a boarding pass prior to entry to screening. If not printed at home or downloaded to a smart phone, boarding passes may be obtained at the airline ticket counters; please be reminded that all ticket counters close 30 minutes prior to published departure time.
Click here for the latest TSA operating times.
The Transportation Security Administration has a complete list of items that are permitted and prohibited. Click here to see the complete list of these items.
3-1-1 for Carry-Ons: Liquids, Gels and Aerosols
Air travelers can carry liquids, gels and aerosols in their carry-on bag when going through security checkpoints with some restrictions. The 3-1-1 on Air Travel has a complete list of rules that apply to all liquids, gels, and aerosols.
Be prepared for the security checkpoint. Before proceeding through the security checkpoint, travelers should remove coats, jackets, blazers and shoes.
Keep boarding passes and photo IDs out and visible until you have exited the security checkpoint.
All metal objects should be placed in carry-on luggage or in the containers provided by the TSA at the checkpoint.
Scissors with a cutting edge of 4 inches or less and tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, and pliers smaller than 7 inches in length will be permitted on board.
Lighters will continue to be banned from the cabin of an aircraft and checked baggage.
Leave gifts unwrapped, as they may need to be opened and are subject to search.
www.tsa.gov or (877) 631-5627
Curbside Security Regulations
Due to security regulations, unattended parking is not allowed in the drop-off and pick-up zone in front of the airline terminal. No cars should ever be left unattended in this zone. If dropping off a passenger and bags and intending to stay until that passenger's plane departs, please drop off the passenger and their baggage and park in the short term lot. If picking up a passenger, do not leave your car unattended while you wait for your passenger to exit the terminal.
Drivers are not permitted to idle curbside to await arriving passengers. Please see our parking map for the free cell phone lot. Passengers must be actively involved in loading or unloading.
Gainesville Police Department
GPD staffs an office at Gainesville Regional Airport with at least one officer on premises at all times. GPD maintains the airport's Lost and Found for items left in the commercial terminal.