It's that time of year. The Boise Airport offers a few
reminders to keep the season (and your air travel) merry and
BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME -
reservations. Confirm all travel reservations (flight,
hotel, rental car, etc.) 24 to 48 hours in advance.
Especially with inclement weather, confirming flights is
• Request special assistance
in advance. If you require special assistance, such as
a wheelchair, notify your airline in advance.
• Leave gifts
unwrapped. Security screening may include a check of your
gift contents, so plan to wrap gifts when you reach your
• Prepare for
security. The TSA website "What To Know Before
You Go" at http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information has
valuable information and tips.
• Check roadway
reports. For current driving conditions on Idaho
highways, call 5-1-1 or visit http://511.idaho.gov.
• Watch the weather both at
your origin and destination. If bad weather is
predicted, you may be able to make travel adjustments in
advance. Contact your carrier if you are concerned.
• Arrive early.
Airlines suggest travelers arrive at least 2 hours early when
traveling during the holiday season.
AT THE AIRPORT -
• Try curbside
check-in. Check-in curbside for convenience, but remember
only active loading and unloading is permitted. Skycaps are
available for baggage and wheelchair assistance.
• DO NOT LEAVE YOUR CAR
UNATTENDED AT THE CURB! At all…ever… A citation is no
way to begin the holiday, so use the cell lot for pickup and
the short-term for drop off.
• Utilize online check-in
and kiosks. Most airlines offer online check-in or have
a check-in kiosk. Have your confirmation number or the credit
card that was used to purchase the tickets to use these
• Read the signs.
Security guidelines, directions to services, notices and
warnings, and passenger queuing information are posted throughout
delays. Better to be prepared than not! Have your travel
reservation detail in your carry-on for quick adjustments. Keep
your medications in your carry-on with you.
• Use Airport
services. Boise Airport has award-winning concession
programs for travelers. Food/beverage and news/gift locations are
available both before and after security. And enjoy our free
high-speed Wi-Fi Internet available throughout the terminal!
patient.Travelers should also be sure to pack a healthy
dose of patience. Holiday travel can be both stressful and hectic.
Choose to take a positive view and roll with events.
The flight is just part of the adventure, so make the most of your
On behalf of the Boise Airport, we wish you all Happy
BOISE AIRPORT (BOI) is a municipally owned entity operating as a
self-supporting enterprise department of the City of Boise. BOI is
served by 6 airlines that offer daily service to 16 non-stop cities
with service to Honolulu to begin February 2013. Last year, more
than 2.8 million passengers traveled through Boise Airport.