What are the ID requirements?
What time does the airport open?
How soon before my flight should I arrive at at the airport?
I have a 6:00 AM flight. Do the shuttles from the parking lots run that
Can I make a reservation in the long- and short-term surface lots and garage?
How do I pick up, or drop off, a passenger?
I am a diabetic, how can I travel with my syringes?
Why must I leave my checked baggage unlocked?
Can I use my e-ticket and/or itinerary to get through the security checkpoint?
Q: What are the
A:The follow I.D. requirements are
an FAA directive.
Customers 18 years of age or older are required to have one of the following:
An official photo identification issued by a government authority.
Or Two forms of identification, one of which must be issued by a government authority.
Acceptable forms of I.D. include the following:
Valid Driver’s License
Company I.D. Card
Social Security Card
Proof of Auto Insurance in Customer’s Name
School I.D. Card
Non-U.S. citizen’s who are residing in the U.S. should carry their passports, green
any other document required for their U.S. residency.
Children under the age of 18 traveling with an adult are not required to show I.D.
at time of check in.
Children ages 15-17 traveling alone need one of the following:
True Copy of Birth Certificate
Social Security Card
Organization I.D. (such as athletic club, etc.)
Proof of Auto Insurance in Customer's Name
Children ages 5-14 traveling alone are not required to show I.D. at time of check-in,
however, they are encouraged to carry some form of I.D. during travel.
time does the airport open?
A:The airport terminals are open 24 hours
a day. Most airline ticket counters open between 4:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
soon before my flight should I arrive at at the airport?
A: The airlines now suggest that passengers
arrive between 60 and 90 minutes before departure. Please call your respective airlines
Q: I have
a 6:00 AM flight. Do the shuttles from the parking lots run that early?
A: Airport parking shuttles run every
ten minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
I make a reservation in the long- and short-term surface lots and garage?
A: You cannot make reservations for any
of the parking lots or the garage at Bradley Airport. However, there is usually
ample parking available. To find out about parking availability, please call (860)
do I pick up, or drop off, a passenger?
A: The active pick up and drop off of
passengers is still allowed at curbside in front of the terminals. (No waiting is
allowed and under no circumstances can you leave your vehicle unattended.)
Q: I am a diabetic, how
can I travel with my syringes?
A: Syringes must be wrapped in their original
pharmacy packaging with pre-printed labels. Lancets must be capped and you should
be prepared to show that they are used for blood-glucose monitoring by producing
the glucose meter. You may also have to show that the meter brand matches the brand
on the test strips. If you use an insulin pump, you should be ready to demonstrate
how that works, if asked.
Q: Why must
I leave my checked baggage unlocked?
A: The Transportation Security Administration
recommends that you use cable or zip ties as an alternative to baggage locks to
facilitate the baggage screening process. For more information, please see the TSA's
web site at www.tsa.gov.
Q:Can I use
my e-ticket and/or itinerary to get through the security checkpoint?
A: No - the Transportation Security Administration
requires that you have a boarding pass when you arrive at the security checkpoint
at Bradley. Passengers should allow extra time to check-in at the ticket counter.
Some airlines offer the ability to print boarding passes off of their web sites.