Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport Little Rock

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Airport Services


Frequently Asked Questions

Flying to Arkansas or heading out of state for the first time? Have a quick question? We can help. Browse these frequently-asked questions to find just what you’re looking for at Clinton National Airport. We hope to make your travel experience as care-free as possible when flying to Arkansas, so if your question is not answered here, please email us us!

When does the airport open?

LIT airport is open 24/7 but airlines, concessions and rental cars have their own operating hours. The TSA checkpoint opens at 4 a.m. daily and airline ticket counters typically open around 3:30 a.m. for the first flights of the day.

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

Please arrive 2 hours prior to departure for check-in and security screening.

Is smoking allowed in the terminal?

No. We do not sell cigarettes nor allow smoking anywhere in the terminal. Designated smoking areas are located outside in front of the terminal and on the east and west sides of the terminal.

What is a concourse pass? Can you escort a child or someone needing help to the gate?

Your airline may issue a concourse pass for someone to escort an unaccompanied minor child, an elderly person or someone with special needs through the security screening checkpoint and to the gate. You must still show valid government issued identification. Please contact your airline before your travel date to arrange a concourse pass.  Authority to issue a concourse pass rests solely with the airline.

What type of identification do I need?

Passengers 18 and over must show a photo ID issued by federal or state government that contains your name, date of birth, gender and an expiration date. See acceptable documents.

How do I get a wheelchair?

This service is provided by airlines. Please make your arrangements in advance when you book your flight. In the airport, call Customer Care at 501-375-1509 to request assistance.

Can I take a prescription in my carry-on? What if it needs refrigeration?

We recommend that you carry all medications (and valuables) in your carry-on bag. Please adopt the 3-1-1 liquids rule--all liquids, gels, aerosols, creams and pastes must be 3.4 oz (100ml) or less per container, and containers must be stored in a 1-quart clear plastic zip-top bag. Medication in liquid form is allowed in carry-on bags in excess of 3.4 ounces; the traveler should inform the TSA officer of these medically necessary liquids and separate them from other belongings before screening begins. Passengers are allowed to bring medications in pill or other solid form through security screening checkpoints in unlimited amounts, as long as they are screened. If a passenger does not want a medication X-rayed, he or she may ask for an inspection instead. This request must be made before screening begins. You may keep your medication on ice until it’s time to process through screening. Once at screening, the ice will need to be dumped. You can get more ice at one of the post-screening restaurants.

For more information on TSA's rules regarding travel items: What Can I Bring? All | Transportation Security Administration (

How much are tickets to my destination?

Please check your airlines' website for fare information.

How do I pay for parking?

You may pay for parking with cash or by credit card. Parking pricing and options are found here: Parking Options | Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport Little Rock (

How much will I have to pay for my bags?

Each airline's policy is different. Consult directly with your airline when you book your flight.

How much does a taxi or rideshare cost?

Pricing depends on the destination. For more information, see our Ground Transportation page: Ground Transportation | Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport Little Rock (

Does the airport conduct student tours? 

Yes, the airport conducts a limited amount of student educational tours.

Are there special rates for motorcycles? Where can they park? Is parking secure?

Motorcyclists pay and park in the same spaces as automobiles. The parking deck provides covered spaces at $13 per 24-hour period. All lots are secure, but all patrons park at their own risk.  You may park in any available parking space for as long as 90 days.

Don’t see your question answered here? Email us or call us at (501) 372-3439. We will respond as soon as possible.