Security Screening Wait Times

CATSA encourages all passengers to arrive at their departing airport well in advance of their flight. Many airlines advise passengers to arrive two hours in advance for domestic flights and three hours in advance for US and international flights.

Be prepared for screening - LAGS

Be prepared for screening. Please ensure that all liquids, gels and aerosols in your carry-on baggage are in containers of 100ml or less and placed in a clear, 1L resealable bag. Click here for more information about carry-on baggage requirements.

Airport Authorities

You should contact the Airport Authority of the airport you will be or have travelled through for questions, comments or complaints about:

  • Lost and found: items left at a CATSA checkpoint
  • Terminal and airport layout/maps
  • Up-to-date flight information
  • Smoking areas
  • Parking

Contact information for airports

For airport contact information, please visit our Travel Links page.