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.

Travel Tips

This section provides advice and useful tips on packing and getting through airport security screening.

Other Travel Resources

If you have questions related to topics other than security screening, check our Other Travel Links page for a complete list of airlines, federal organizations and related resources that can help you find answers to your questions.

For information on pre-board screening procedures or air travel within the U.S., please consult the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website, or your travel agent.