Top tips for travellers

Do I need a visa?

Check out our visa information pages which include the latest travel restrictions for every country we fly to.

USA travel advice

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! We recommend that you arrive at least two hours before your flight is due to leave.

Online check in

The best way to check in is online where you can pick your seat and print your boarding card. If you’re travelling with carry on baggage only, you can print off your own boarding pass and we’ll see you at the gate.

Check in online now

Which terminal?

All Virgin Atlantic flights depart from and arrive at The Barbara Jordan Terminal

Counter check in and bag drop

Our check in and bag drop desks can be found in the The Barbara Jordan Terminal. Virgin Atlantic are co-located with Delta in the newly upgraded and expanded concourse. They open four hours before departure and close one hour before departure.

Baggage allowance

When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Flight status

Airport facilities


Grab that last-minute souvenir from one of Austin Airport's selection of shops.


Food and drink

Austin Airport has a wide range of bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.

Places to eat

Special assistance

Special assistance

Our special assistance team are on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.

Find out more about special assistance

Accessibility services at Austin airport

Find out about Austin Airport's accessible facilities.

Accessibility services