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How to Fly Through Security at Liverpool John Lennon Airport
To help your journey through security go as smoothly as possible:
- Remove coats, hats, scarves, belts and heeled shoes or boots before you reach the front of the security queue.
- Pre-prepare your liquids in 100ml containers and keep them separate from your hand luggage, in a clear resealable 20x20cm bag. Plastic bags are available to buy from vending machines at Security, 4 bags for £1.
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Liquids, Medicines, Baby Food and Milk
There are restrictions on the amount of liquids you can take in your hand luggage through security. If possible, liquids should be placed in your hold baggage.
Passengers may carry small quantities of liquids within separate containers, each of which should not exceed 100ml in capacity. These containers must be placed within a single, transparent, resealable plastic bag measuring approximately 20cm by 20cm. The bag must contain no more than 10 items.
Only ONE transparent bag of liquids is permitted per passenger. It must be presented separately at security.
The term "Liquids" also includes gels, aerosols such as deodorant, pastes such as toothpaste, canned goods in sauces (beans, tuna in brine, etc), perfume, foundation, mascara and make-up, e-cigarette cartridges and lighters (only one permitted per person).
Essential medicines may be permitted in large quantities above the 100ml limit, but will be subject to authentication. All medicines should carry the prescription label clearly showing the name of the passenger.
Baby Food and Milk
When travelling with a baby, you're allowed to take enough baby food and/or baby milk for the journey, even if that is over the 100ml limit. These may be opened for testing at security.
Save Time - Beat the Queues
At Liverpool John Lennon Airport our security staff work as hard as possible to ensure security checks are quick and efficient but inevitably during busy periods this process can take time. If you are in a hurry or you find the process stressful and draining you might want to consider our Fast Track security ticket. It's quick and simple and dramatically reduces queue times.
For information on what you can take through Security in your hand luggage, please click here
In response to UK Department for Transport regulations, Liverpool John Lennon Airport has introduced new state-of-the-art, non invasive body scanning technology. Click here for more information.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport recommends passengers arrive a minimum of 2 hours before departure to allow sufficient time to check-in, pass through airport security and to take advantage of the many new passenger facilities now available in the departure lounge.
All passengers are reminded that it is their responsibility to ensure they arrive at the Departure Gate at the published boarding time as stipulated by their airline.
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