TSA security

TSA security often referred to as Transportation Security Administration is an agency of the U.S. Department of State, which was created after the 9/11 attacks to secure public transportation. Both domestic and international passengers are required to review and follow the rules provided for their safety, and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is the part of the United States, also adheres to it.

The airport and TSA recommend being at the airport 2 hours before domestic, and 3 hours before international flights. Also, passengers are kindly asked to remove electronic devices or metal-made jewelry just for safety and place them in a particular bin, just so airport security can scan it. That being said, the traveler can also be asked to remove their shoe. Daniel K. Inouye International Airport has the authority, if requested, to ask passengers to turn on their cellular phone or laptop.

Those who are traveling are asked to carefully read and review the terms and conditions of their airlines (since different airlines require/prohibit various documentation or items). If there are banned items in the bag, they have the right to remove this item from the pack.

Departure Terminals and legal identification

'Daniel K. Inouye International Airport' consists of three terminals. Each of them serves different airlines. Terminal one is for domestic flights, and for them, driver's license or even an I.D. might be enough. As for international flights, passengers should keep their passport with them and should provide it at security checkpoints, ticket counters, or boarding gates.

Security Checkpoints

TSA checkpoint is located in Terminal 1 (Formerly the Interisland terminal).

Departure Time

Departure time depends on the airlines (and the weather), and passengers can monitor it through the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport’s website.

For the immigration only

You should present your passport, embarkation/disembarkation card, and customs declaration form and will be requested to submit the customs declaration form even if you have nothing to declare.*Submitting the paper form I-94W (Immigration Card) for authorized travelers from nations participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), with an approved Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), has been eliminated.


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