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The safety of our passengers, staff, and tenants continues to be a top priority of Savannah/Hilton Head International. SAV is continuously monitoring the coronavirus disease (COVID- 19) outbreak and remains in contact with our partners and stakeholders at the local, state, and national levels including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Georgia Department of Health. The airport has implemented the following key changes in the terminal building:

  • SOCIAL DISTANCING MARKERS: Ground markings and signs will give guidance on six-foot distancing at ticket counters, boarding gates, concessions counters, and other common areas
  • CLEANING AND SANITATION: SAV has implemented an infectious disease protocol and is using disinfection applications and products on surfaces, hand rails and elevator buttons, and increased the number of hand sanitizer stations located throughout the terminal

Airline Updates:

Several airlines now require passengers to wear face masks during check-in, boarding, in flight, and when deplaning. For the most accurate and up to date information about airline policies and flight status, please check with your airline.

Airlines are offering flexible travel options and waiving change fees for qualifying itineraries. Due to high call volumes, the airlines ask that you contact them closer to your trip to allow them to prioritize those with more immediate travel plans. If you are not traveling within the next 24 hours, please wait to call. You can also change your plans via the airline apps.

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Passengers can get more information about prevention at:

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
CDC Travel Advisories
Georgia Department of Health

Operational Updates:

The Airport Ambassador volunteer program is temporarily suspended until further notice.

The live music program is temporarily suspended until further notice.

Many of the shops and restaurants at SAV are making changes to their operations. Some shops and restaurants may be closed even when flights are operating.

All USO Airport locations in the U.S. will temporarily suspend operations until further notice in order to maintain safe environments and avoid unnecessary risk of exposure.

Transportation Security Administration Updates:

Travelers with a state driver’s license that expired beginning on March 1, 2020, and who are not able to renew at their state driver’s license agency may still use it as acceptable identification at the checkpoint. TSA will accept expired driver’s licenses a year after the expiration date, plus 60 days after the duration of the COVID-19 national emergency.

TSA is allowing passengers to bring hand sanitizer up to 12oz in carry-on bags until further notice. Passengers can expect that these containers will need to be screened separately, which may add time to the checkpoint screening experience.

Passengers can get more information about TSA and COVID-19 at:

Rideshare Updates:

Uber and Lyft now require drivers and passengers to wear face masks. For more information please visit their websites: