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Westchester County Airport (HPN) TSA Security Wait Time Information

Westchester County International Airport is known for easy security checks and the TSA PreCheck program. If you are traveling from this airport, then try to know HPN wait times in advance. When you have information about times for security checkpoints, it gives you the comfort of enjoying a coffee in your extra hours. Also, when you know the wait times at HPN airport, you can decide to attend online business meetings as well.


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HPN Airport features CLEAR expedited security screening. Joining CLEAR will save you time and stress in Westchester security lines. CLEAR lanes are located in the main terminal - see hours below.  At Yankee Stadium, you can use CLEAR at the Suite Entrance at Gate 4, and Babe Ruth Plaza between Gates 4 and 6. At Citi Field, at the Jackie Robinson Rotunda. At Madison Square Garden, CLEAR lanes are located at the 7th Ave. South Entrance.

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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 HPN: 

  • 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.

HPN Flight Delays

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

HPN Airport Security Checkpoints - Location and Hours

HPN airport has a main security checkpoint that allows TSA PreCheck as well. This helps travelers with easy passage through the checkpoints without waiting in queues for hours. The hours shown below are subject to change:

HPN Terminal Main Checkpoint

Type: All passengers and TSA Pre

TSA Pre Hours: Daily, 5:00 AM to 2:00 PM

CLEAR Lanes and Enrollment: Monday- Friday 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Westchester County 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.


HPN features CLEAR expedited security screening which, if you participate, can help to reduce the time you spend in Westchester Airport TSA lines. CLEAR lanes are located in the main terminal - see hours above.

TSA Wait Times HPN

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

TSA PreCheck at HPN

TSA PreCheck lanes are available at both security checkpoints at HPN airport. Frequent travelers and others who do not want to wait for long can sign up for TSA's PreCheck program at Westchester County 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 Westchester County Airport location from 3:30 AM to 6 PM daily.

Westchester County Airport Wait Times

Security wait times at Westchester County HPN Airport are approximate and can vary based on several factors, including severe weather, TSA staffing, airport construction, etc.

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

TSA Pre Check at HPN


Terminal MAIN

Main Checkpoint