Travel Tips & Regulations

At Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, we want your travel to be as easy as possible.

Below are some guidelines to ensure the best experience:

  • We recommend that you arrive at the airport 2 hours before your flight is schedule to take off. 
  • Airline counter closes 45 minutes prior to flight departure
  • Review current list of permitted and prohibited items
  • Be sure to have your boarding pass and identification ready before you go through the TSA checkpoint. 

Transportation Security Administration

For a detailed information on the latest airport rules and regulations, please visit the Transportation Security Administration websiteat And while there, don’t forget to:

  • Review the latest identification requirements
  • Download and print their handy guides and brochures.
  • Register to receive e-mail updates.


  • Firearms, concealed or otherwise, are not allowed except for sworn law enforcement, authorized armed security or members of the United States Armed Forces on official duty
  • Firearms are not allowed in checked baggage or through a passenger screening checkpoint, unless: the firearm is properly packaged, unloaded and declared for transportation in checked baggage through 49 CFR 1544.203; or the individual is authorized by to carry in the aircraft cabin through 49 CFR 1544.219
  • Hunting or the discharge of firearms on Airport property is disallowed unless authorized by the President/CEO or their designee

Malicious Damage

No person shall destroy, deface, injure or disturb any building, equipment, sign, marker, landscape publicly or privately owned.

Explosives & Hazardous Materials

  • It is unlawful for a person to manufacture, cause to be manufactured, or possess any object or article which is designed to cause damage by fire or any other means to person or property either by ignition, detonation, or other means. (SC Code of Laws 16-23-480).
  • Fireworks shall not be: discharged on any property owned by the Airport; carried in any check bag or through a passenger screening checkpoint; or carried aboard any aircraft unless approved by the airline and the US Department of Transportation
  • Hazardous materials: must be properly labeled and stored in areas designated for such materials; and may not be transported aboard an aircraft unless the provisions of Title 49 part 175 are met.


  • The sale of alcohol is limited to approved tenants of the Airport which hold required state, county, and city licenses
  • Alcohol may be sold between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and noon and 2 a.m. on Sunday
  • Alcohol may only be consumed in the area of purchase inside the airport

Smoking & Smokeless Tobacco

Smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco is allowed in designated locations around the Airport only. No person shall smoke, use smokeless tobacco, or carry any lit cigar, cigarette, pipe, electronic cigarette, or any smoke-producing product into any building or near any building entrance; into a fuel storage area; within 50 feet of a fuel truck; or anywhere smoking is prohibited by signage

Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia

It is unlawful for a person to possess illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia, which is defined as all equipment, products, and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use, or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing into the human body a controlled substance.


Garbage or other unwanted materials shall be disposed of in the proper receptacles provided for that purpose


  • No person shall remain at the Airport or in any building on the Airport property without clear and present reason to be there
  • Persons asked to leave Airport property shall do so promptly


  • Animals entering the terminal, passenger boarding areas, cargo facilities, or aircraft ramp must be confined in an approved pet carrier. Exceptions include: animals recognized as Service Animals by the American’s with Disabilities Act; animals being trained to become Service Animals by a certified trainer; and animals being used by law enforcement for official business
  • Animals meeting the requirements under the Air Carrier Access Act to travel in the cabin of the aircraft as Service Animals must remain in airline approved pet carriers until boarding the aircraft or immediately after deplaning
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