Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the airport open?

  • Passenger terminal is open 24-hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Airline ticket counters: ~4:00 – 4:30 AM
  • Food and retail concessions: ~5:00 – 5:30 AM

How long before my flight should I arrive at the airport?

To ensure that travelers have time to clear security and reach their departure gate, we recommend that all passengers arrive in the terminal building at least 2 hours prior to departure.

Can I accompany a minor child or an elderly traveler or physically challenged passenger to their gate?

Yes, please visit your airline’s ticket counter to request an Authorized Escort Pass.

Where do I go to pick up my pet or other live cargo?

Live cargo arrivals at are handled by the individual airlines; please contact your airline directly to make live cargo arrangements.

Can I bring my pet to the airport?

Only animals that are service or therapy animals, traveling, or a police or security dog are permitted in the terminal building. Click on Rules & Regulations  for a complete list of our Rules and Regulations.

Did you lose a personal item or a piece of checked baggage during your travels?

For lost or delayed baggage please contact your airline’s baggage office:

American Airlines 603-391-0716
Southwest Airlines 603-263-1466
United Airlines 603-647-8347

 Does MHT have currency exchange?

No. MHT is predominantly a domestic airport and we do not offer currency exchange services. There are however ATMs located throughout the terminal.

Can I reserve a parking space?

Parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis. However, with over 11,000 parking spaces, there are always spaces available!

Is there bus service between MHT and Boston?

Flight Line Inc. offers hourly service to several locations in Massachusetts, including Boston. Reservations are required. Please visit www.flightlineinc.com or call 800-245-2525 to make a reservation.

TSA Travel Tips

The tips and informative materials found below will ensure a brief and thorough security experience at any of the airports served by TSA.