Transportation Security Administration (TSA) - Security Information

TSA Checkpoint Hours of Operation

3:45 A.M. – last scheduled departure

At Savannah/Hilton Head International (SAV), we are working together with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide the best air travel security possible. For information regarding processing through security please see the TSA website. The Transportation Security Administration works to ensure the safety and security of the nation’s aviation system. If you have comments, concerns or complaints, please contact them directly at (866) 289-9673.

TSA Real I.D.

REAL ID and Air Travel

The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards. The purposes covered by the Act are: accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and, boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft.

Tarmac Delay Contingency Plan
Global Entry

Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Though intended for frequent international travelers, there is no minimum number of trips necessary to qualify for the program. Participants may enter the United States by using automated kiosks located at select airports. For more information and to apply for Global Entry, please click here. Savannah/Hilton Head International currently does not offer an automated kiosk for Global Entry.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, are becoming increasingly available. Just because you can easily acquire a UAS, doesn’t mean that you can fly it anywhere, or for any purpose. The FAA has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for small unmanned aircraft. To learn more about the FAA’s final rule and to keep track of developments, please continue to check the FAA’s fact sheet on unmanned aircraft systems.


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