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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:

45 Minutes Prior to Departure:
  • Flights departing from: Boston, 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.

15 Minutes Prior to Departure:
  • Ground shuttle from New York to White Plains- departing from the northeast corner of 35th Street near the northeast corner of 8th Ave.
30 Minutes Prior to Departure:
  • Flights departing from all other locations. Also, If you receive a boarding pass from another airline, or online at, please recheck at your departure airport for all locations 30 minutes prior to departure, so that we can obtain your baggage and personal weight details.
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:
  • Please meet the shuttle and wait near the MTA Penn Station A/C/E Subway entrance on the north side of 35th Street near the northeast corner of 8th Ave.


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.


We fly Chicago - O'Hare to Manistee, Michigan.

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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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