Fort Wayne International Airport
Fort Wayne International Airport

For Passengers

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.

Travel Tips

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.

Carry-on Restrictions

Carry-on Restrictions

Limit your carry-on items to one carry-on bag plus one personal item, such as a laptop computer,…

What to Wear

What to Wear

Wear shoes that can be easily removed.  You will have to take your shoes off at the security…

Packing your Carry-on Bag

Packing your Carry-on Bag

Pack an organized carry-on bag using layers - a layer of clothes, then electronics, more clothes,…

Acceptable Forms of ID

Acceptable Forms of ID

Make sure to bring a valid picture ID with you.  You will need it when you check-in at the…

FAQs

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!

Who can I contact about advertising at the airport?

Advertising at Fort Wayne International Airport is handled by Michiana Business Publications. You can contact them at (260) 497-0433.

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.

  • American is open 4:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Delta/United is open 4:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Allegiant - varies  *Allegiant Counter closes 40 minutes before flight departures
What is PreCheck and how do I apply?

TSA PreCheck is a program through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to create a more efficient, expedited screening process for qualified travelers. Keep your shoes, jacket and belt on; your laptop in its case; 3-1-1 compliant liquids in your bag; and enjoy a better overall travel experience. TSA PreCheck allows low-risk travelers to experience faster, more efficient screening at participating U.S. airport checkpoints for domestic and international travel. 

Website: https://www.tsa.gov/precheck