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!

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.