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Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport (AVP) TSA Security Wait Time Information

Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is famous for its easy security passage. It is committed to making the travel experience as easy and safe as possible for all of its passengers.

You will see wait time at the airport that will help you manage various things. Further, when you have the information about wait times for security checkpoints, you can enjoy your trip stress-free. Also, in your extra hours, you can enjoy a cup of coffee at AVP airport.

AVP Flight Delays

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

AVP Airport Security Checkpoints - Location and Hours

AVP is a quite busy airport, but there are only two checkpoints for travelers. And the good news is both the security checkpoints allow the PreCheck option and are equipped with smart devices. This helps travelers with easy passage through the checkpoints without waiting in queues for hours. The hours shown below are subject to change:

AVP Terminal A Checkpoint

Type: All passengers and TSA Pre

TSA Pre Hours: Daily, 3:30 AM to 6 PM

AVP Terminal B Checkpoint

Type: All passengers and TSA Pre

TSA Pre Hours: Daily, 3:30 AM to 5 PM

Wilkes-Barre Scranton 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 AVP

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

TSA PreCheck at AVP

TSA PreCheck lanes are available at both security checkpoints at AVP airport. Frequent travelers and others who do not want to wait for long can sign up for TSA's PreCheck program at Wilkes-Barre Scranton 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.

Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport Wait Times

Security wait times at Wilkes-Barre Scranto AVP Airport are approximate and can vary based on several factors, including severe weather, TSA staffing, airport construction, etc.

AVP TSA security wait time forecasts are made leveraging flight volume data and TSA staffing models. Using advanced data science, wait times for Wilkes-Barre Scranto Airport are projected, 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 for 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 AVP. 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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