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.

When to Arrive

When to Arrive

All airlines strongly encourage passengers to arrive at the airport 90 minutes before their…

3-1-1 Rule

3-1-1 Rule

Follow the 3-1-1 rule for liquids in carry-ons: 3.4 ounces or less bottles for liquids All…

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,…

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!

Are you hiring at the airport?

The Airport Authority always accepts applications for positions in administration, customer service, maintenance, and public safety. For current job openings with the Airport Authority, visit our Employment page.

If you are looking for employment with the airlines, TSA, gift shop, restaurant, car rental agencies, etc., you will need to visit each company and complete their application(s). The Airport Authority does not track which of the airport tenants are hiring and each company has its own procedures.

I have a disability. What type of arrangements should I make for my trip?

If you need wheelchair assistance, please notify your airline ahead of time. When you arrive at FWA, look for a Customer Service Agent – they are easily identified by their logo shirts and coats. They will be happy to assist you with luggage and they are able to get a wheelchair for you if needed.

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