Security Information

Safety and Security Are Top Priorities at Worcester Regional

The security checkpoint at Worcester Regional Airport is operated by the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Carry-on Items
All items for carry-on must be screened at the security checkpoint. Liquids are allowed in carry-on luggage in accordance with the 3-1-1 format. All liquids must be contained in a bottle three ounces or less and placed inside a one quart, clear, plastic, zip-top bag. One bag per passenger is allowed. There are exceptions for baby food/formula as well as items needed for special medical purposes

Gate Access
A valid government issued ID and boarding pass is required for gate access (accommodations made for children without ID).

Visa/Passport Requirements
To find out about U.S. government passport and visa requirements, please visit the following U.S. Department of State and Department of Homeland Security sites:

Passport Services 
US-VISIT Program 
Visa Waiver Program
Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative

Helpful Travel Tips

  • Come prepared. Keep luggage organized by layering items; this will increase visibility for the security officers. When approaching the checkpoint, your boarding pass and ID's should be ready for inspection, outer garments and shoes must come off, any loose metal items should be placed in your carry-on, and laptop computers must be removed from bags and placed in a bin for screening.
  • Traveling with Children? Medications, baby formula and food, breast milk, and juice are allowed in reasonable quantities exceeding 3.4 ounces (100ml) and are not required to be in the zip-top bag; however you must declare these items for inspection at the checkpoint. Please view the TSA tips for traveling with children to allow for a more stress-free screening process.
  • Bringing food or gift items home for the holidays? All gifts must be unwrapped for screening. View TSA guidelines on traveling with food or gifts.
  • Traveling with battery-powered hobby items, toys, or equipment? View the U.S. Department of Transportation’s rules regarding batteries.
  • PackSafe - Spending 5 minutes checking your luggage for hazardous materials gets us all there safer. Learn more about hazardous material, the HazMat rules, and how to pack safe from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

24-Hour Security: (508) 849-5509

Presecurity Line