You must pass through security checkpoints to access your departure gate, where TSA security officers screen you and your carry-on baggage.
Make your screening experience as smooth as possible and become familiar with the process. Read "Know before you go" to learn more about new pat-down procedures, prohibited items, hassle-free travel tips, and traveling with special needs.
For TSA Cares, call (855) 787-2227. This is a toll-free helpline for passengers with disabilities and medical conditions that provides information to those who need extra assistance before traveling.
For lost and found items left at TSA security checkpoints or items missing from checked baggage, call (914) 289-4901.
For TSA specific compliments and complaints, call (718) 803-5448.
For additional TSA information, call (866) 289-9673.