Attention United and American passengers. The multiple stall restrooms beyond the checkpoint are closed for renovations. Alternate restrooms have been provided downstairs beyond the checkpoint and passengers with disabilities have access to one family restroom, but we strongly encourage you to utilize the restrooms prior to passing through the checkpoint. We apologize for the inconvenience as we make improvements here at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.

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TSA Guidelines

  • Travelers are strongly encouraged to arrive at JAN 2-Hours prior to flight departure and organize carry-on items to ensure ease and adequate processing through TSA Checkpoints. Be sure to check your flight status for any changes.
  • If you’re not sure what items are prohibited, visit
  • Keep all personal items close. Never leave them behind or with someone you are not traveling with.

TSA Enhanced Accessible Properties Screening (EAPS)… what does it mean?
Passengers utilizing a standard lane will be asked to remove electronics larger than a cell phone from their carry-on items or bags and placing them in a bin with nothing on top or below the item.

For more information on EAPS and other prohibited items, visit,