Links to up-to-date security guidelines.
Security at Sacramento International Airport is achieved via the joint efforts of the Sacramento County Airport System; Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, Airport Division; private security companies; and two agencies of the Department of Homeland Security: US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
For information about these agencies, security and safety procedures, travel tips and more, please follow these additional links.
If your item was left on aircraft, at the ticket counter, or on the baggage carousel, please contact your airline.
If your item was left at the TSA security checkpoint, please contact the TSA.
If your item was left at an airport concession, please contact the airport.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department provides law enforcement services for the airport and surrounding areas. Deputies work closely with airport staff, airlines, firefighters, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other federal and state law enforcement agencies to provide a safe environment at Sacramento International Airport.Sheriff Website
TSA checkpoints open daily at 4 a.m. The TSA requires all passengers to be screened before boarding a flight. Passengers are expected to be familiar with the rules and regulations regarding prohibited items. Visit the TSA website via the links below to prepare for the security checkpoint.
If you are selected for secondary screening – either randomly or due to an alert during primary screening – you have the right to request a private screening.
- Travel Tip Videos
- Prohibited Items
- Required Identification
- Traveling With Children
- Travelers With Disabilities and Medical Conditions
For additional inquiries during business hours, customers may contact the local office by calling 916.830.0220.TSA Website
All passengers arriving from foreign countries will be processed by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) upon arrival at a US airport. The following links will help you be prepared for entry or reentry into the US:
For additional inquiries, the local office may be contacted by calling 916.649.3671.CBP Website