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The security checkpoint is open from 3:30 a.m. until 30 minutes before the last scheduled departure time.


The security checkpoint is located on Level 2 of the Terminal. Click here to see it on the map.

Follow TSA rules and guidelines. For more on the TSA security screening process, visit TSA’s website. Only ticketed passengers are allowed beyond the screening checkpoints, except for those with specific medical or parental needs or those who have been granted a MSY Guest Pass.


For matters or questions concerning screening at the Airport, please contact the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). More information can be found at www.tsa.gov. To contact the airport TSA office regarding Lost and Found items, e-mail [email protected] or call 504.463.2252.


The security checkpoint is the responsibility of the TSA. Please reach out to TSA directly with questions or comments regarding the screening process by email, phone, or social media. Find contact information on their website at www.tsa.gov/contact/customer-service.


Control all bags and personal items.
Do not bring anything on board for another person.
Report any unattended items in the airport or aircraft.

TSA has a detailed list of those items that should or should not be packed in your carry-on luggage. Please refer to the following link for more information: www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/prohibited-items

If you see something, say something. Report suspicious activity to local law enforcement in the terminal.


The MyTSA app provides airline passengers with 24/7 access to estimated security wait times,  searchable database of items that can and can’t go in checked or carry-on bags, and helpful tips for preparing for security. 


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TSA Pre✓®

Enjoy a smooth return to the  skies with benefits like faster lines, no need for screening bins and no need to remove personal  items like shoes, laptops, 3-1-1 liquids or food.  Enroll today at tsa.gov and travel with ease. 


CLEAR is available for all airlines at MSY. Dedicated CLEAR lanes are available for Standard and PreCheck Screening at the consolidated security checkpoint located on Level 2 of the terminal.


Become a CLEAR member today. Ask for details from CLEAR personnel located at their lane at the checkpoint. Learn more about CLEAR on its website.


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