Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, we thank you for making Fort Wayne International Airport a part of your travel plans.
Air travel from FWA saves time and eliminates the hassles often experienced at larger airports. With four airline carriers providing nonstop flights to nine destinations and connections to every major market in the world, Fort Wayne International Airport is the convenient way to travel.
Before planning your trip, consult our frequently asked questions and travel tips to help ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.
Traveling can be stressful, especially with all of the various rules and regulations out there today. So to continue taking our service to a whole new altitude, we have compiled the following list of Travel Tips to help you travel easily through FWA.
Follow the 3-1-1 rule for liquids in carry-ons: 3.4 ounces or less bottles for liquids All…
TSA PreCheck is a program through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to create a more…
Make sure to bring a valid picture ID with you. You will need it when you check-in at the…
Limit your carry-on items to one carry-on bag plus one personal item, such as a laptop computer,…
We are pleased to provide a list of some of the most commonly asked questions about the airport for your reference. Not finding the information you need? Simply contact us, and we would be happy to assist you!
|How early should I arrive at the airport before my flight?|
Due to the ease of traveling from FWA, it is only necessary to arrive at the airport 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. (If you are flying Allegiant, they recommend 2 hours prior to departure.) Please note, all ticket counters at FWA close ½ hour prior to departure. If you plan to check your bags or need to check in with a ticket agent, you must arrive early enough to do this before the ticket counter closes.
|Can someone drop me off or pick me up at the curb?|
Yes, but for security reasons someone must remain with the car at all times while it is parked next to the terminal. If your driver would like to assist you inside, they may park in the short or long term parking lots for 30 minutes at no charge.
|What items are restricted through the security checkpoint?|
For the safety and security of the traveling public, certain items are prohibited from being brought onto airplanes in carry-on and/or checked bags. To help you plan ahead and avoid the potential of additional screening, be sure to check out the prohibited items list from the TSA and pack accordingly.
Keep in mind that gels, liquids, and aerosols packed in carry-on luggage must be limited in quantity and follow the 3-1-1 rule - 3.4 ounce (100ml) bottle or less (by volume); 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag; 1 bag per passenger placed in screening bin. The 3-1-1 rule is applicable for carry-on luggage only. There is no limit to the quantity of liquids in checked luggage. Visit the TSA website for more information about the 3-1-1 rule.
The FAA has estabished a website entitled PackSafe. The website is an excellent resource to educate the flying public about hazardous materials. The website illustrates an array of dangerous items passengers may or may not carry in their checked and carry-on luggage. Click here: FAA PackSafe website.