Arriving on Time

Arrive early for morning flights

Mornings are the busiest time of the day at the QCIA. Your check-in time should be at least 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to your scheduled departure time as recommended by TSA and your airline. 

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► Drone Questions

Neither the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County, IL (manager of the Quad City International Airport) nor the local FAA tower can give any permissions allowing drones to be used near the QCIA. Review the FAA website regarding drones

► Traveling With E-cigarettes & Lithium Batteries 

► Transporting Firearms

► TSA Prohibited Items


Review Packsafe packing tips for a list of which items are allowed or not allowed in checked, or carry on bags. 



Genesis Careport Lounge at Quad City International Airport