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The Security Process
Both the airport and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommend arriving at the airport 90 minutes before your flight. Please keep in mind that the early morning is the busiest time for flights out of SBP.
Passengers already enrolled in the Pre-Check program may be able to keep shoes and light jackets on.
Liquid Limits and Prohibited Items
The TSA requires that all passengers follow the 3-1-1 rule regarding liquids: 3 ounces of liquid per container, all containers must fit inside 1 quart-sized bag, 1 bag per person. Liquids greater than 3.4 ounces (100mL) must be in checked luggage. There are exceptions for medications and infant food; for details, visit the TSA Liquids page.
Weapons, food, sporting equipment, smoking devices, and tools all have varying regulations regarding whether they can be in your checked or carry-on luggage. For specific items, visit the TSA Prohibited Items page.
Traveling with Pets
Service animals are welcome at the airport. There is a pet relief area after security in the outdoor courtyard.
For information on flying with your pet, see the different airline policies HERE.
TSA Pre✓® Information
TSA offers a limited TSA Pre✓® program at SLO Airport. If you are signed up for TSA Pre✓® you will receive expedited Screening. There is TSA Pre✓® signage and queue located at SLO Airport this is to allow for expedited placement to the Travel Document Checker position as a courtesy. If you still have questions about the TSA Pre✓® program please visit the TSA FAQ page.