March 13, 2015

Spring Break Travel Tips

Date: March 13, 2015

With a busy spring break travel season approaching, Wichita Mid-Continent Airport officials are advising passengers to arrive at least an hour and a half to two hours before departure time, particularly if the flight is between 6 and 7 a.m.  Use these helpful travel tips to your  trip a breeze:

  • Arrive early
  • Check your flight online up to 24 hours before departure;
  • Use the Park & Ride lot; cost is just $6/day;
  • To pick up passengers, use the cell phone lot just south of the Park & Ride lot;
  • If you are a TSA Pre-Check passenger, proceed to the Pre-Check lane at Security Checkpoint.
  • Do not remove shoes at the security checkpoint if you are 75 or older or 12 years and younger;
  • Present your government-issued photo identification ready at Security Checkpoint;
  • Be ready to remove coats, take off shoes, hand over laptops and 3-1-1 bags (unless you are in pre-check)
  • Board at the gate at least 30 minutes before departure;
  • Be aware that airline ticket counters close 30 minutes before departure;
  • Visit your airlines’ websites for rules regarding carry-on luggage;
  • Report suspicious activity to airport or airline officials or local law enforcement;


Media Contacts

Valerie Wise

Air Service & Business Development Manager

(316) 946-4780

Brad Christopher

Assistant Director of Airports

(316) 946-4700

Victor White

Director of Airports

(316) 946-4700

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