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Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:05 PM - For Immediate Release

Spring Break Special: Terminal A Checkpoint Early Opening

SACRAMENTO - To assist passengers traveling during the busy spring break travel period, the TSA security checkpoint at Terminal A will open daily at 3:30 a.m. instead of 4 a.m. Early hours end on Sunday, April 8.

Longer-than-usual lines may be encountered between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. seven days per week due additional seat capacity on several early morning flights departing Terminal A.

The United Airlines ticket counter opens at 3:30 a.m. United has flights that depart between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m., so be sure to arrive early if traveling on those flights.

The Sacramento County Department of Airports is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Department of Airports is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit