Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) TSA Security Wait Times Information
JAX Flight Delays
Before you head to Jacksonville airport keep yourself informed of JAX delays by checking JAX Arrival Delays, JAX Departure Delays, or use iFly's JAX Flight Tracker. Having knowledge of Jacksonville International Airport delays will help with stress-free travel.
JAX Airport Security Checkpoints - Location and Hours
A single main terminal with 1 security checkpoint area services both Concourses A and C at JAX. After TSA screening, passengers have access to all gates in both Concourse A and C. TSA PreCheck is available at the main terminal security checkpoint. See hours below:
JAX TSA Checkpoint Main Terminal
Concourse: A, C
Type: All passengers, TSA PreCheck
TSA PreCheck Hours: Daily, 3:00 AM to 7:00 PM
TSA PreCheck at JAX
TSA Pre lanes can be found at the main Terminal at Jacksonville Airport. As the TSA operates these special checkpoints, the hours may be different from the terminal operating hours. See the TSA Pre schedule the specific hours for the date and time you are traveling.
JAX TSA wait times can be cut down considerably if you participate in the TSA Pre program. You can even sign up for TSA PreCheck before your next JAX flight. While there is not an enrollment center in the Jacksonville International Airport, there are several centers nearby. See the TSA Enrollment Center Locator for details.
TSA PreCheck passengers can enjoy expedited screening at JAX, and in most cases you don’t have to remove your: shoes, laptops, liquids, belts and light jackets. For more information and to enroll/pre-enroll, visit the TSA website.
About JAX Security Wait Times
Security wait times at Jacksonville International Airport are approximate and can vary based on several factors including severe weather, TSA staffing, airport construction, etc.
JAX TSA wait time forecasts are made leveraging flight volume data and TSA staffing models. Using advanced data science, wait times for Jacksonville JAX Airport are projected, that barring extreme outliers, are within five minutes in accuracy, as validated by large US airlines. The TSA urges all travelers to arrive at the airport well in advance of scheduled flight departures and has provided security checkpoint wait time information as a guide to assist in travel planning. Please be sure to check with your airline for ticket counter wait times as well as possible changes to flight schedules, as these and other factors influence your decision regarding how early to arrive at JAX. Please be aware that each airline has a recommended arrival time and even stricter required arrival times.
All airlines require that you arrive at the check-in counter, the flight's departure gate and even onboard and in your assigned seat a prescribed amount of time before the flight's scheduled departure time. The amount of the advance arrival time required varies depending on the airline you are using. Most airlines' conditions of carriage state that with many of their tickets, failure to arrive at the check-in counter, the flight's departure gate and your assigned seat a prescribed amount of time before the flight's scheduled departure time may cause you to be denied boarding and cause you to forfeit any refund or other compensation due for the unused ticket even if you have advance seat assignments and advance boarding passes.