The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) operates the security checkpoint at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

Below you will find the hours of operation for the HOU checkpoint. Please keep in mind that these times may change due to the airlines' schedules.

Main Terminal
Hours: 03:45 a.m. - 08:45 p.m.

Expedited All Day

Hours: 09:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Expedited screening is available at the HOU security checkpoint for travelers who are members of the DoD, Adults 75 and Older, Children 12 and under, and for those who have been identified as TSA Pre✓™ with the logo on their boarding pass. TSA Pre✓™ travelers will be expedited.

In the absence of the TSA Pre✓™ lane at a checkpoint, TSA Pre✓™ travelers will be expedited. Expedited screening requires that liquids and large electronic devices such as laptops be removed from carry-on baggage. Travelers undergoing expedited screening are NOT required to remove shoes and light jackets.

Pre✓™ availability at HOU checkpoint is subject to change based on traveler throughput analysis and participation.

**KCM (Known Crew Member) Portal Available

Learn more about TSA PreCheck.

Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Update
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