Before You Depart

How long before my flight should I arrive at the airport?

We recommend arriving at least 90 minutes before a domestic flight and 2 hours before an international flight.

Which airlines serve Pittsburgh International Airport?
How early do the airport and airline ticket counters open?

The airport and main security checkpoint on the 2nd floor are open 24/7. Hours of operation for the airline ticket counters vary depending on the incoming and outgoing flights for the day. Please contact your airline for specific hours.

How do I request a wheelchair?

Wheelchairs can be requested at the airline’s ticket counters in addition to when booking a flight.

Does PIT offer curbside check-in?

Southwest will resume Curbside Bag Check on the Public Departures Curb Effective on June 1.

American Airlines has entered into an agreement with Bags Inc to provide a service called ‘Curbside Concierge”.  This is an enhanced curbside bag check-in service with a fee.  This service will begin on June 29.

Parking and Transportation

How much does it cost to park?

Pittsburgh International Airport offers a variety of safe, regularly patrolled, convenient, and economical parking options and pricing for long or short-term travel, as well as several special services to make your experience easier. All pricing includes taxes and fees. For detailed information, please click here or contact the parking office at 412.472.5050.

Where do I pick up my rideshare?

The pick-up location for Uber, Lyft and zTrip is located outside Baggage Claim Door #4.

Does PIT have a cell phone lot?

Drivers may pull into Long Term parking, follow signs for Cell Phone Waiting Area.  The first hour in that lot is free.  Once passengers have deplaned and collected their luggage they can then easily be picked up outside of Baggage Claim.

Can I get a temporary disabled parking permit while in Pittsburgh?

Patrons with permits or plates indicating a disabled individual are entitled to the lowest application rate to their stay regardless of which lot they park in. Upon leaving, customer must press the call button to call the attendant.  For more information, please click here.


Can I meet a passenger at the gate without a ticket?

Pittsburgh International’s myPITpass program allows non-ticketed individuals access beyond the airport’s security checkpoints to shop, dine, and explore the Airside Terminal.

MyPITpass does not require advance sign-up. Interested users must bring a valid, government-issued identification, such as a driver’s license or passport. The myPITpass counter is located on the ticketing level in the Landside Terminal across from the Allegiant counter. The program is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for more information.

Does my child need identification?

Children under 18 do not need a form of identification to pass through security.  However, if flying internationally, a Passport is required. Please check with your airline to see if they require specific documentation.

Are there lockers/ luggage storage at PIT?

There are no lockers or luggage storage areas at PIT.

To whom should I direct TSA security-related comments and questions?
What can I bring on the plane/through security?

Travelers packing liquids in their carry-on bags must follow TSA’s “3-1-1” rule, which says that liquids must be in containers smaller than 3.4 ounces, and these items must be placed in one quart-size bag in one bin to go through screening. Additionally, passengers must be prepared to remove jackets and shoes and place them in a bin, along with electronic devices larger than cell phones during the security screening process. More detailed information can be found here.

Is TSA pre-check or CLEAR available at Pittsburgh International Airport?

Pittsburgh International Airport has a TSA Pre✓® lane at the main security checkpoint available each day from 4am-8pm.  CLEAR is currently unavailable at PIT.

Inside the Terminal

Does PIT have a USO?

Located near Gate C54, the Pittsburgh International Airport Military Lounge provides a respite from the busy travel scene for members of the military and their families. Active and retired members of the United States Military are welcome to visit this special room, which provides work stations, a spot to watch television, and an area to spend time with family. For more information, please click here.

Where can I smoke in the terminal?

Smoking is prohibited inside the terminal. There are designated smoking areas at the far ends on the curbs of the ticketing level and baggage claim.

Does the airport have pet relief areas?

Pet relief areas are located outside, adjacent to the Landside Baggage Claim area, and inside in Concourse D next to the Post Office.

How do I contact Lost & Found?

If you have lost an item in the airport—including parking garages, restrooms, baggage claim, restaurants, shops, and security screening areas—please contact the airport lost and found at 412.472.3525 between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday, and 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. If you have lost an item on the airplane or at the gate please contact your airline.

What is the physical address of the airport?

The Pittsburgh International Airport is located at 1000 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15231.


Will the Annual Pittsburgh International Airport Auction be held this year?

In deference to the safety of the public and the staff of the Airport and Auction Company, the 2020 edition of the annual Pittsburgh International Airport Auction will be conducted as a VIRTUAL ONLINE ONLY auction.


Full catalog listing with photos and descriptions will be available soon by clicking here.