Departures

TSA security

El Paso is one of the busiest airports. That's why the airport is subject to tedious procedures adhered to by TSA security

. It recommended arriving at the airport one hour before your flight for domestic flights, two hours for an international flight.

Security screening

Passenger screening at the airport is a part of TSA security procedures to get you safely to your destination. TSA uses walk-through metal detectors and millimeter wave advanced imaging technology to screen passengers. TSA screening procedure designed to prevent prohibited items. While carry-on baggage screening, passengers are asked to remove personal electronic devices from their carry-on bags and place them into a bin. TSA has stringent privacy standards when using imaging technology to protect your privacy.

Legal documents

Adult passengers at age 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint to travel

within the U.S. For instance, state-issued

photo with I.D., permit cards, etc.

U.S. passport card

Permanent resident card

Border crossing State-issued Enhanced Driver's License card

Foreign government-issued passport

U.S. Department of Defense ID, including I.D.s, issued to dependents

TSA does not force children under 18 to provide identification when traveling within the United States.

In case if you lost or left your I.D., you may still be allowed to fly, TSA officer will collect information about your name, address, and other personal information. After your identification, you will able to enter the screening checkpoint.

Information

Departures

Departing flights, security procedures at El Paso international airport.

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