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FAQs

What time does the airport open?
The airport terminal building is open 24 hours.  For ticket counter hours, please check with the individual airline or rental car agency.  Hours of operation for food and retail concessions are not available on this website.  Additionally, the airport information desk may be able to provide times for specific airport shops and restaurants.

How long before my flight should I arrive at the airport?
One and one half to two hours prior to departure is suggested, however, these times may vary during peak travel times.  It is advised to check with your individual carrier.

What do I do if I need help with my luggage?
An airline agent in the baggage service office for the individual carrier can assist you.  If the office is closed, the airport information desk may provide assistance.

What types of provisions are there for individuals in need of assistance?
Wheelchair assistance is available for travelers.  Please contact your airline or the information desk for information on this service.  All parking lots and garages are handicap accessible and have designated handicap parking.

Is it still possible to drop off and pick up someone in front of the terminal?
Yes, it is possible, but only for immediate drop off and pick up.  If you need to wait for a longer period of time, it is advised that you park in the Hourly Lot – D in front of the terminal.

How do I get to TF Green Airport?
Green Airport is easy to access off Interstate 95 North and South at Exit 13.  It is also accessible via Rt. 295, connecting to 95.

What’s the lowest priced on airport parking option?
Long-Term Express Parking Lot E is affordably priced at $11 a day and $55 a week. Click here to link for updated parking rates and information.

How do I contact my airline?
You can call the airlines 1-800 number for assistance. Click here to link to a list of airline numbers.

Can you tell me what size bags are allowable carry on bags?
Baggage allowances are specific for each individual airline.  You should consult your carrier. Click here to for a list of airline Web sites.

What is the 3-1-1 rule I have been hearing about?
TSA requires any gels or liquids carried through the checkpoint must be in containers of 3 ounces or less and packed in one quart zip top bags.  They need to be removed from bags and placed in bins for individual screening.  Only one zip-top bag is allowed per passenger through the security checkpoint.  Any additional items should be placed in checked bags.  For more information on what is allowable through screening – please check the TSA link.

Is there a frequent flyer lane? 
Yes, click here for details.

What types of electronic equipment can be carried on to the airplane?
Any type of electronic equipment may be carried onto the plane (including Ipods, MP3's, PS2's, Laptops, Portable DVD's, etc.).  TSA requires that laptops are removed from carry on bags for further inspection while passing through the security checkpoint.  Please check the TSA link for updated information on electronic screening.

Can you provide me with information on checked bags?
Baggage allowances are specific to each airline.  Consult your carrier for this information. Click here to be linked to the airline information page.

Is there Wireless (Wi-Fi) Internet Access at the airport?
Wi-Fi Internet Access is available in all public areas at Green Airport.  Travelers with Wi-Fi enabled equipment may utilize AWG service to gain high-speed wireless Internet access.

What are the best ways to travel to and from TF Green Airport and Boston? 
You can take one of twenty daily (weekday) MBTA commuter rail trains from the airport to Boston with stops in Providence and other points along the way.  Peter Pan Bus Lines runs scheduled bus service 7 days a week between Green Airport and Boston and the MBTA runs weekday commuter rail service from our new InterLink Facility. 

How can I apply for a job at the airport?
Each company (airlines, rental car companies, restaurants, etc.) is a separate entity.  You may contact the individual company to apply in person or online.  If you are interested in a job through TSA you may apply online at www.tsa.gov

What about pets?
Other than service dogs, animals that are traveling with passengers must be in crates.  No other animals are allowed within the airport building.  There is an animal relief area directly outside the front doors of the airport.  Waste disposal bags and a grassy area are clearly marked for use.

Is there a Cell Phone Waiting Lot?
Located at 2282 Post Road, Warwick, just a short 2-3 minute drive to the arrivals’ curb. The lot, which has 50 parking spaces, is well lit and maintained by both Standard Parking, and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC). RIAC police will be monitoring the lot on regular patrols, and any unattended vehicles will be subject to fines or towing.