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Huntsville International Airport is open 24 hours a day; however, airline ticket counters and concessions have their own hours of operation. To view those hours please visit:

Airlines at Huntsville International Airport recommend arriving 1 hour to 1 ½ hours prior to your scheduled departure time for domestic travel. *Note that peak travel times at Huntsville International Airport include the early morning hours on Monday and the afternoon hours Thursday and Friday. Passengers are encouraged to allow extra time during these peak travel times.

A government-issued photo ID is required at check-in and security checkpoint. Starting May 3, 2023, every air traveler will need to present a REAL ID-compliant license or another acceptable form of identification for domestic air travel. For more information visit here. Boarding passes are required to enter security checkpoint. Check in at the ticket counter, at an e-ticket machine, online, or curbside, if available for your carrier. Children under 18 are not required to have a photo ID.

Huntsville International Airport is a non-smoking facility.