SFO TSA INFORMATIONS
You can find up to date information about San Francisco International Airport on the SFO official airport website www.flysfo.com
Get up to date TSA information from the TSA official website tsa.gov
You can save yourself time at the airport by getting TSA Pre-check. SFO airport has PreCheck screening lines available at each terminal. After you apply and are approved for TSA precheck, simply enter a TSA Pre check line at San Francisco airport and you don't have to remove your shoes, belt, laptop, liquids or light jacket. 3-1-1 liquid rules still apply.
Meat Cleavers: Carry-on: No Checked: Yes
Razor-Type Blades – such as box cutters, utility knives, and safety razor blades (disposable razors and their cartridges are permitted): Carry-on: No Checked: Yes
Sabers: Carry-on: No Checked: Yes
Scissors – metal with pointed tips and blades shorter than four inches: Carry-on: Yes Checked: Yes
Swords – cutting or thrusting weapons, including fencing foils: Carry-on: No Checked: Yes
NOTE: Any sharp objects in checked baggage should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and inspectors.
For the full list of prohibited items go to the TSA Travel Website.
MyTSA Mobile Application Now Available
MyTSA has multiple functions, including the following tools:
Airport Status: Users can see what airports are experiencing general delays (not flight specific) or search for conditions at a specific airport. This information is provided by the FAA.
‘Can I Bring?’: Users can type in an item they plan to bring on a trip to find out if it is permitted or prohibited, and whether they can pack it in carry-on or checked bags.
Guide: Users can get travel tips on an array of some of the most popular topics of air travel, including traveling with children, 3-1-1 rules for liquids, gels and aerosols, special medical needs, packing tips, tips for how to dress for airport security, tips for military members, and traveling with food and gifts.
Security wait times: MyTSA gives passengers the ability to share their wait time and see what wait times other passengers have posted for U.S. airports.
Wait Times: Passengers can also post the approximate amount of time it took them to get through security for other travelers to view.
To get MyTSA on your mobile device, type in www.tsa.gov/mobile.
You can find the MyTSA iPhone app on iTunes.
For any additional, up-to-date information with TSA, please visit their website: www.tsa.gov