Preflight security check

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

International Ashgabat Airport

1. Preliminary security check of persons entering the terminal

International Ashgabat Airport

2. Flight registration

International Ashgabat Airport

3. Preflight security check (customs and border inspection)

International Ashgabat Airport

4. Border and migration control

Passengers on international flights are required to go through flight registration, customs, border and migration control, as well as preflight security check.

DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

International Ashgabat Airport

1. Preliminary security check of persons entering the terminal

International Ashgabat Airport

2. Flight registration

International Ashgabat Airport

3. Passport control

International Ashgabat Airport

4. Preflight security check

Passengers on domestic flights after registration are required to go through preflight security check

For preflight formalities the passengers must have a passport and a printed boarding pass.
Please note that taking any photo or video in passport and customs zones is prohibited.

     In accordance with the instructions "Procedure of inspection of hand luggage, luggage and personal inspection of passengers on the civil air flights and the seizure of substances, goods and items prohibited for carriage on civil aircrafts."
     Inspection of hand luggage, luggage and personal inspection of passengers on the civil air flights, including transit passengers, both on domestic and international airlines, is conducted in the airports in order to ensure the flight safety, protection of life and health of passengers and crew members, to prevent possible attempts of capturing (hijacking) of the civil aircraft or other acts of unlawful interference with civil aviation from the criminal elements as well as to prevent the smuggling of explosives and poisonous, highly flammable or radioactive substances, weapons, ammunition or other dangerous goods or objects, which are listed as hazardous substances and items prohibited for transportation by the passengers on the civil aircrafts.
      The main objective of the security check is a timely prevention and suppression of intrusion attempts on board civil aircraft of persons and objects and substances that can be used as a weapon of attack on the crew and passengers to capture (hijack) the aircraft or may be a reason of an air accident

  • Have your passport and boarding pass ready available;
  • Take all items out of the pockets and put in the bag (especially metal objects) to pass the metal detector;
  • Remove outer clothing, footwear, if the height of your heels more than 2.5 cm, or if the soles thicker than 1 cm, as well as your belt, hats, scarves and put them in the basket, available at the hall of pre-flight security check;
  • Put electronic devices (phones, iPods, laptops) in a separate container; it is not recommended to put the electronic devices directly on the scanner tape, as the risk of damage increases;
  • Be prepared for the fact that the hollow and soft toys, as well as any electronic devices check the specific ways;
  • Do not worry to go through a metal detector – it is safe.

Passengers are required to comply with all the instructions of the airport staff, conducting security checks.

IT IS FORBIDDEN TO CARRY IN THE LUGGAGE OR IN HAND LUGGAGE:

  • Magnetic materials
  • Stun devices
  • Radioactive substances
  • Poisonous or toxic substances, packages with infectious material, mercury, antifreeze, brake fluid or similar.
  • Compressed or liquefied gases: propane or similar, pepper-spray balls, the lighter (except for one small lighter without unabsorbed liquid fuel other than liquefied gas, carried with you) and etc.
  • Flammable substances: Acetone, gasoline, matches (except one small package of safety matches carried with you), cans with paint, etc.
  • Flammable solids: substances prone to spontaneous fire or emit flammable gases when contacted with water, etc.
  • Corrosive, erosive substances: mercury, acids, alkalis, organic peroxide, etc.
  • Explosive substances or objects filled with explosives: gunpowder, ammunition, capsules, detonators, pyrotechnics, etc.

Attention: In the airport please refrain from any jokes as: "bomb", "acid" and so on. A passenger can be removed from the flight, and reported to the Interior Ministry for further proceedings and criminal prosecution.

IT IS FORBIDDEN TO CARRY IN YOUR HAND LUGGAGE:

  • Liquids and gels in containers of more than 100 ml.
  • Weapons of any kind and objects imitating them.
  • Knives or other sharp objects: corkscrews, scissors, needles, axes, ice axes, blades, knives, swords, daggers, etc.
  • Shock or crushing weapons: clubs, batons of various kinds, unarmed combat weapons, etc.
  • Tools: saws, crowbars, drills, bits, etc.

The weapons of passengers shall be mandatorily handed to the airport aviation security staff for registration and will be handed to the crew members for temporary storage during the flight. The registration and transfer of weapons on board of an aircraft is carried out no later than 1.5 hours before departure of the flight.

A detailed list of dangerous substances and items prohibited for carriage on board the aircraft by the crew members and passengers is listed in the ICAO Technical Instructions for Safe Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods.

If you did not place during the registration of your luggage the item (or items) that are not allowed on board of aircraft in the hand luggage, those items will be seized.