South Bend International Airport’s three air carriers - Allegiant, Delta and United - provide nonstop flights to ten cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York City/Newark, Orlando/Sanford, Phoenix/Mesa, and Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg with connections world-wide. South Bend International Airport’s multi-modal terminal serves over one million air, rail and bus passengers each year. According to the 2012 Economic Impact Report from the Aviation Authority of Indiana, South Bend International Airport's total annual economic impact on South Bend and surrounding communities was in excess of $1.7 billion.
South Bend International Airport (SBN) FAQ
What form of ID is needed for minors traveling?
Minor children (younger than 18 years of age) are not required to provide an ID at the airport ticket counter or the security checkpoint. Please consult your airline regarding specific rules for unaccompanied minors.
How early should I arrive at the airport before my flight?
SBN is an easy airport to navigate. It is recommended that you arrive at the airport no less than 60 minutes prior to departure for check-in and security screening. Some choose to arrive 90-minutes prior for a smooth start to thier trip. Remember to check your flight status direct with the airline you are traveling with prior to heading to the airport.
What desinations can I fly nonstop?
- Allegiant (www.allegiant.com): Las Vegas (LAS), Orlando/Sanford (SFB), Phoenix/Mesa (AZA), Punta Gorda/Fort Meyers (PGD), Tampa/St.Petersburg (PIE)
- Delta (www.delta.com): Atlanta (ATL), Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis (MSP)
- United (www.united.com): Chicago (ORD), New York City/Newark (EWR)
Can I travel with formula or breast milk?
Formula, breast milk and juice for infants or toddlers are permitted to be brought on board the aircraft. As with other medically necessary liquids, travelers must tell the TSA officer at the beginning of the screening process that they wish to bring formula, breast milk and juice in excess of 3.4 ounces in their carry-on bag. These liquids are typically screened by X-ray, and formula, breast milk and juice in excess of 3.4 ounces will receive additional screening.
Liquids in carry-on baggage are ordinarily limited by the 3-1-1 rule, which allows travelers to bring one quart-sized, clear zip-top bag containing liquids no larger than 3.4 ounces. However, travelers flying with or without a child may bring medically necessary liquids, such as formula, breast milk and juice, in quantities greater than 3.4 ounces in their carry-on baggage. The formula, breast milk and juice need not fit within a quart-sized bag. Travelers are encouraged to travel with only as much formula, breast milk and juice needed to reach their destination. Ice packs and other accessories required to cool formula, breast milk and juice are also permitted through the screening checkpoint and are not bound by the 3-1-1 requirements. Travelers are also allowed to bring gel or liquid-filled teethers, canned, jarred and processed baby food in carry-on baggage and aboard the plane. These items may be subject to additional screening.
For further information, visit www.tsa.gov
Can I take a stroller or car seat to the boarding gate?
Each fare-paying passenger is allowed to take a stroller or a car seat to the boarding area. The stroller or car seat can also be checked at the time of check-in. If the stroller or car seat is taken to the gate, it will be "Gate Checked". This means that it will be stowed in the cargo hold of the aircraft and can then be picked up at gate side upon reaching the aircraft's final destination. Check direct with the airline you are traveling with for more information.