Airport Security

Terminal Business Hours

4:30am-Midnight (ET)
Terminal building opens at 4:00 a.m., with the airlines manning their counters by 4:30 a.m.

Security & Packing

National Terrorism Advisory System

With heightened security and baggage screening, properly preparing for your trip will help you to move more quickly through security and ensure that your checked baggage makes the flight with you. Please visit the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at for more information.

For information on current security measures, visit the Air Travel Section of The TSA website.

For additional passenger information, visit The FAA website 

Parking & Transportation

University Park Airport has a convenient lot for short- or long-term parking. Visit our parking page for rates and regulations.

If you prefer to take a shuttle or taxi to/from the airport, or need information on local public transportation, visit our taxi page for contact information.

Traveling With Pets

Regulations on pets are set by individual airlines and are subject to change. Please visit your specific airline for links and contact numbers.

TSA Launches Disabled Traveler Helpline

TSA has announced the launch of TSA Cares, a new helpline designed to assist travelers with disabilities and medical conditions, prior to arriving at the airport. Travelers may call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint.

University Park Airport is ADA Compliant. If you have any questions or concerns for your travels, please contact us for more information.

Lost & Found

If an item is lost or misplaced inside the University Park Airports terminal, please check with the Centre County Airport Authority's office located by the baggage claim inside the terminal. If an item is lost or misplaced on an aircraft, please check with that airline carriers check-in desk.


The University Park Airport is always concerned when one of our passengers has a negative travel experience. As much as we’d like to resolve problems ourselves, many of the difficulties passengers encounter are beyond the airport’s control. To assist you in getting your complaint resolved, please visit our page on resolving conflicts.

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