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Check In Times

Check In Time Requirements

We recommend checking in for your flight one hour or more before scheduled or posted departure times. Please allow additional time for busy travel periods. At a minimum, please observe the following required check in times:

  • For travel departing from: Boston, Portland, Billings, Chicago/O'Hare, New York/JFK, Nashville, St. Croix, St. Louis, St. Thomas, San Juan, Nevis, 
    and Tortola
    : 45 minutes prior to scheduled or posted departure time.
  • For travel departing from: all other Cape Air cities: check in 30 minutes prior to scheduled or posted departure time.
  • Please be at the gate, checked in and with your boarding pass 20 minutes before departure time.

For customers who receive boarding passes through or a partner airline:

  • Please re-check with a Cape Air agent at the airport 30 minutes prior to scheduled or posted departure time.

For customers using the New York City Ground Shuttle to White Plains:

  • Meet the shuttle at the Northeast corner of 35th Street and 8th Avenue 15 minutes before departure


Travel Destinations

Cape Cod & the Islands

Cape Cod was where it all started for Cape Air, and we still have our roots planted in Hyannis with our corporate headquarters. We're proud to serve the beautiful Cape & Islands year-round.


Our wings cover the best of the Northeast, with daily, year-round flights from our hub in Boston to VT, NH, ME and NY.


Our hubs at St. Louis, Chicago - O'Hare and Nashville serve Michigan, Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky.


If time is money, save both. Our fast flights across Eastern Montana from our hub in Billings will get you to your destination in a fraction of the time it takes to drive. Later Lonesome Road!


With up to 100 flights a day in Puerto Rico, the USVI, West Indies, and the BVI, you have the flexibility to fly when you want to, and easily connect with major carriers.


Our "first flight of the day" is always from our hub in Guam. Operating as United Express, we serve the islands of Guam, Rota and Saipan. To book Micronesia flights, visit

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