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Redmond Municipal Airport Prepares for Busy 2019 Holiday Travel Season

Post Date:11/22/2019 1:12 PM
Redmond, OR – Increased travel associated with the upcoming 2019 holiday season, means passengers using Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) should prepare for longer wait times at TSA Security Checkpoints and limited parking availability.

Passengers are encouraged to arrive at the airport two hours prior to their scheduled departure time. TSA screening begins at 3:45 a.m. daily. To avoid unnecessary delays, check all baggage for weapons, and other hazardous items and be ready to remove all snacks and electronic objects larger than a cell phone prior to travel. All items must comply with TSA’s 3-1-1 liquids rule. Solid food items are acceptable. Containers of jams, jellies and similar food items are not allowed in carry-on baggage. If traveling with gifts, please leave them unwrapped. Additional TSA travel tips and packing information can be found at

Parking availability in the main lot may be limited during the holidays. Travelers are encouraged to check parking availability on the Airport website at, which features live parking lot web-cams, parking availability alerts and other important travel information.

Parking rates at all RDM parking lots are based on time of entry (not entry date) and run on a 24-hour period.
• $1.00 for the first 30 minutes and $2.00 for 31-60 minutes
• $2.00 for each additional hour (and any part thereof)
• $15.00 per day Maximum (over a 24-hour period)

Payments can be made with cash, debit card or credit card - checks are not accepted. To provide an additional parking option, RDM has recently opened a new credit card-only parking lot, located on the southwest side of the Airport near the main entrance (first lot entrance on the right-hand side). Additional parking information can be found online at

Please remember the curb at the front of the Airport Terminal is for active loading and unloading only. Unauthorized waiting and/or parking violations are subject to a $50.00 citation. The Cell Phone Waiting area is located across the street from the Airport along SW Salmon Avenue. Be prepared to leave or arrive in winter weather that may present slippery or hazardous conditions. Allow extra time for driving and walking safely. Additional Airport, Airline, and flight information can be found online at

The Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) is currently served by six air carriers with 28 direct flights. The main terminal is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Boarding lounge amenities include a children’s play area, nursing room, free book exchange, and a coffee/gift shop. A family friendly restaurant and a full -service bar are located post-security (open daily at 5:00 A.M.) Additional links to TSA, Airport amenities, Air Carrier and flight information can be found online at
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