You have a variety of check-in options, depending on which airline you’re flying. Some let you check-in online before you even arrive at the airport. Others have self-check-in options in the airport. Click here for a list of airlines that fly in and out of Halifax Stanfield with their check-in options.
The suggested airport arrival times are estimates given by each airline, and can vary depending on many factors. For information on specific flights, please check with your airline before you come to the airport.
The Airport Authority recommends allowing at least two hours for all flights.
NOTE: The hours of operation for U.S. Customs and Border Protection is from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. If your flight is delayed past 5:00 p.m. you must ensure that you are processed through U.S. preclearance in sufficient time (by 4:30 p.m. is recommended).