Newcastle Airport Security Information

No one likes to be late or worse, miss their flight. Queues at Security are usually what holds people up the most, so it is advised that you arrive at the airport in plenty of time:
domestic flights check in 1.5 hours before
international flights check in 3 hours before
european flights check in 2 hours before

Hand Luggage - What you can and can't pack

you can take enough baby milk, food and sterilsed water for the journey.
Most sports equipment isn't permitted in your hand luggage so it's better to go in the hold.
newcastle airport security - sharp objects such as scissors sould be avoided in your hand luggage
medicines are also restricted to the 100ml rule and subject to authentication. make sure they remain in the original packaging
Newcastle Airport Security
Newcastle Airport Security

Additional things to consider:

The following liquids are allowed:
  • Essential medicines in liquid form sufficient and essential for the flight (e.g. diabetic kit), as long as it is verified as authentic.
  • Baby milk and liquid baby food (the contents of each bottle or jar must be tasted by the accompanying passenger).

Please note: Other bags, such as handbags, may be carried within the single item of cabin baggage. However, depending on the airline, it may be required to be placed within your hand luggage when boarding the plane.


All items carried by passengers will be x-ray screened, including.

  • Pushchairs, walking aids and wheelchairs.
  • Laptops and other large electrical items (e.g. a large hairdryer) have to be removed from cabin baggage and screened separately. (A laptop bag will be regarded as your one item that is allowed in the cabin)
Before Security

All shops and catering outlets are open to all passengers. Hand baggage is now allowed BUT any liquids and gels must be packed into your hold luggage for check-in. Any other purchases must fit into your hand baggage.

After Security

All shops and catering outlets are open to all passengers. Passengers can take all items purchased in the departures lounge into the aircraft cabin, unless you are travelling to the USA. For more information, please visit

Newcastle Airport Security - Prohibited Items

Flammable liquids and solids Oxidisers
Organic peroxides Infectious substances
Wet car cell batteries Gas cylinders
Instruments containing magnets Instruments containing mercury
Magnetrons Fireworks
Non-safety matches, fire lighters, lighter fuel, paints, thinners Poisons, arsenic, cyanide, weedkiller
Acids & corrosives Alkalis & caustic soda
Creosote, quicklime, oiled paper Radioactive materials