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Security for Carry-Ons (TSA Information)

Make Your Trip Better Using 3-1-1

TSA Security3-1-1 for carry-ons = 3 ounce bottle or less (by volume); 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag; 1 bag per passenger placed in screening bin. One-quart bag per person limits the total liquid volume each traveler can bring. 3 oz. container size is a security measure.

Consolidate bottles into one bag and X-ray separately to speed screening.

Be prepared. Each time TSA searches a carry-on it slows down the line. Practicing 3-1-1 will ensure a faster and easier checkpoint experience.

3-1-1 is for short trips. If in doubt, put your liquids in checked luggage.

Declare larger liquids. Medications, baby formula and food, breast milk, and juice are allowed in reasonable quantities exceeding three ounces and are not required to be in the zip-top bag. Declare these items for inspection at the checkpoint.

Come early and be patient. Heavy travel volumes and the enhanced security process may mean longer lines at security checkpoints.

TSA working with our partners. TSA works with airlines and airports to anticipate peak traffic and be ready for the traveling public.

Source: TSA

For more information about TSA’s 3-1-1 for carry-ons, visit the links below:

Watch TSA’s 3-1-1 Public Service Announcement
Read more about TSA’s 3-1-1 for Carry-Ons
Download TSA’s Travel Checklist
Read about TSA’s prohibited items
TSA video on advanced imaging technology


To check estimated security checkpoint wait times.

Domestic Main Checkpoint :
less than 15 minutes
Domestic North Checkpoint :
less than 15 minutes
Domestic South Checkpoint :
less than 15 minutes
International Checkpoint :
less than 15 minutes
Last Update: Aug 24, 2016 05:21:40 PM (EDT)
Airport advises passengers to arrive three hours prior to their scheduled departure time. Trak-a-Line