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Spokane Airport (GEG) TSA Security Wait Time Information

Spokane International Airport is committed to making the travel experience as easy and safe as possible for all of its passengers. It is known for ease of security checks, which makes it a well-maintained airport in the area.

When you have information about GEG wait times for security checkpoints, it gives you the comfort of enjoying a coffee in your extra hours. Also, you can travel stress-free and can do shopping at the airport in your free time.

GEG Flight Delays

Before you head to the airport, be sure to check GEG Arrival Delays, GEG Departure Delays, or use iFLY's GEG Flight Tracker.

GEG Airport Security Checkpoints - Location and Hours

GEG is a quite busy airport, but its main checkpoint makes passage easy for travelers and causes no rush. The checkpoint also allows the TSA PreCheck option and is equipped with smart devices. This helps travelers to pass the security checkpoint without waiting in lanes for long hours. The hours shown below are subject to change:

GEG Terminal 1 Checkpoint

Type: All passengers and TSA Pre

TSA Pre Hours: Daily, 4:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Spokane International Airport recommends arriving 2 to 3 hours before your scheduled airline departure. Remember to arrive early and, if necessary, allow yourself enough time to park your car at the airport.

TSA Wait Times GEG

Spokane airport wait times can vary greatly during busy days, holidays, and travel days as well. You can now check current wait times at Spokane Airport, but keep in mind that the GEG wait times you see right now may not be valid when you reach the airport!

TSA PreCheck at GEG

TSA PreCheck lanes are available at both security checkpoints at GEG airport. Frequent travelers and others who do not want to wait for long can sign up for TSA's PreCheck program at Spokane International Airport. Once signed in and approved, you will get a Known Traveler Number that helps you with access to an easy screening lane.

Now with PreCheck, passengers don't need to remove shoes, belts, remove laptops from cases, and more. It is assumed that with PreCheck, you will need to wait for less than 5 minutes in a line for a security check.

The office hours for PreCheck at the Spokane Airport location are from 4:00 AM to 1:00 PM daily.

Spokane Airport Wait Times

GEG TSA security wait time forecasts are made leveraging flight volume data and TSA staffing models. Using advanced data science, wait times for Spokane Airport are projected, that barring extreme outliers, are within five minutes of inaccuracy, 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 GEG.

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.

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Helpful Tips & Resources

iFly.com can help you get to, through, and between airports around the world. Here are some things you may need to know that can help you on your journey specific to GEG: 

  • Once you get through security, pull up the interactive terminal map to navigate to your gate, and see all the restaurant and shopping options along the way.
  • Remember that a great low-cost alternative to parking within the airport  facility is to use on off-airport parking lot.  They offer lower costs, a bit further away from the terminals. Reserve here.
  • If you have some time before your flight's departure, be sure to grab a bite, peruse the shops, or jump on the free wifi and get caught up on those emails.
  • Lose something while in the terminal area?  Find the contact info you need for lost & found here.
  • If your flight is arriving to the airport from another city and need a quick way to get to your destination, give a call to one of these taxi or limo service providers.

TSA Pre Check at GEG


Terminal 1

AB CKPT (4:45-5:45; 11:45-12:45)
C CKPT (3:45-4:30; 7:00-8:00)