ROA CURRENT CONDITIONS
Roanoke, VA
Thu, April 17, 2014
9:00 PM EST
54° F, Partly Cloudy
ROA CURRENT WAIT TIMES / PARKING AVAILABILITY
Security Line 20 minutes
Short Term Parking Available
Long Term Parking Available
Overflow Parking Closed

FAQs

What is the pricing for long-and-short term parking?
For specific information on pricing, please see the Parking page.

What are my ground transportation options once I have landed?
There are several car rental agencies, as well as limousine, taxi and bus services located on premises. For complete details and contact information, please see the ground transportation page.

What are the airport’s operating hours?
If there are passengers in the airport, we’re open. The terminal doors generally open at 4:00 a.m. and close at 1:00 a.m. or when the last flight arrives, whichever is later.

When does the security checkpoint open and close?
Opens at 4:30 a.m., closes at 8:20 p.m.

What are the airline operating hours?
Airline ticket counters open at 4:30 a.m. and stay open until their last flight of the day departs.

What are the hours for the Allegiant Air ticket counter?
The Allegiant Air ticket counter is open two hours prior to the departure of a scheduled Allegiant Air flight.

What time does the restaurant open and close?
The restaurant located prior to the security checkpoint opens at 5:00 a.m. each day and closes between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. or after the security checkpoint area closes. The restaurant also remains open for flight delays.

The lounge opens at 12:00 noon except on Saturdays and operates the same hours as the pre-security restaurant.

The food and beverage facility on the concourse opens at 5:00 a.m. each day and closes at 7:00 p.m. Sunday to Friday and on Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. or after the security checkpoint area closes. The facility also remains open for flight delays.

What are the hours of the news and gift shop?
Hudson News and Gifts opens at 5 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m. during the week and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday evenings.

How do I get to the airport?
Please visit the directions page for detailed information and map links.

How early do I REALLY need to get to the airport ticket counter before my flight? 
American, Delta, United and US Airways all recommend 90 minutes prior to departure, especially if you are checking baggage.  In addition, 30 minutes prior to departure – all check in activity at the ticket counter is cut off.  US Airways computers will automatically lock out check-in and the customer will be scheduled for a later departure (depending on the fare purchased) whether or not the flight has been boarded or is still at the gate. 

Allegiant Air recommends passengers get to the airport two hours prior to departure.  The ticket counter will close 30 minutes prior to departure time of the aircraft.  

Keep in mind, you may want to get to the airport even earlier if it is around a holiday.  The Friday prior to Thanksgiving and the Sunday after Thanksgiving are two of the busiest travel days of the year at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport.  Check the airport’s news feed on the right hand side of the homepage to see if there are any travel advisories in the hours before your flight.  If traffic is expected to be heavy and or disrupted in any it will be posted here.

If you are flying internationally, airlines advise passengers to arrive at the airport at least two hours in advance of the flight departure.

How early do I need to be at the gate before my flight?
American, Delta, United and US Airways ask that passengers get to the gate 35 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of the aircraft.  Most carriers will begin boarding at least 25 minutes prior to departure when possible.

Allegiant Air requires passengers be in the gate 40 minutes prior to the departure time of the flight.

Flight Schedule

ROA to Washington, DC (IAD) $161 Roundtrip

Airline:United Seats:Seats are not available on all flights or all dates of travel. You may need to have flexible travel dates to find this fare. Fares for travel on holidays may be higher.Available:Mon-Tue & Fri-SatTravel Ending:Tuesday, 15 April 2014 More Details:Nonstop; Travel this weekend Our Notes:Depart*: Friday (after 7:00 pm) or Saturday - April 11 or 12 Return*: Monday or Tuesday - April 14 or 15 *Travel dates are subject to availability and may not be offered on both outbound and return dates.Find this Fare:Found using flexible dates.CheapAir.com, United All mandatory taxes/fees are included in the price. Tax-inclusive fare may be a few dollars higher or lower depending on the airport you connect through, if any. Baggage fees, if applicable, and other optional fees are not included. Our Dealhounds found this airfare using flexible date search. This means we searched a range of dates to find you the best price.

ROA to Orlando, FL (SFB) $118 Roundtrip

Airline: Allegiant Seats:Seats are not available on all flights or all dates of travel. You may need to have flexible travel dates to find this fare. Fares for travel on holidays may be higher.More Details:Non-Stop Flights, No min. stay, Fare can be bought one-way for half the lowest roundtrip price Our Notes:Travel select dates in the spring. Some isolated lower one-way fares may be available.This is a fare from Allegiant. Visit allegiantair.com to find this fare.Bag fees (including carry on bags that exceed 7x15x16 inches) and seat selection are extra. Found using flexible dates.Allegiant Air All mandatory taxes/fees are included in the price. Tax-inclusive fare may be a few dollars higher or lower depending on the airport you connect through, if any. Baggage fees, if applicable, and other optional fees are not included. Our Dealhounds found this airfare using flexible date search. This means we searched a range of dates to find you the best price

SPECIAL BULLETINS

Roanoke Regional Airport Commission Names Ernest C. McLeod, Jr. as Director of Finance »

Direct to New York City Flight Takes Off April 1 »

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Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport • 5202 Aviation Drive, N.W., Roanoke, VA 24012 • (540) 362-1999