Preparing for Travel in the Age of COVID-19



Our commitment to your health and safety begins at our front door.  Along with our airlines, car rentals, TSA, and food and beverage outlets, our team has been busy updating and implementing our cleaning and health safety practices with a program we call #ReadySetCIRA. We want you to know what you can expect so you can choose to fly CIRA with comfort and confidence.

See the most recent updates from the CDC on air travel below.

Shuttle bus

The parking shuttle bus has returned with the following hours – Monday through Friday 4:00 a.m.-last flight. Saturday – 4:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Sundays 10:00 a.m.-last flight. To reach the shuttle when at the terminal, call 1-866-967-2472.


CDC Guidelines

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued general guidelines and travel related guidelines for both domestic and international travel. We recommend all travelers educate themselves on the best preventative measures against infection as directed by CDC.

Information for both international and domestic travel, both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers –


COVID 19 Testing Options in McLean County 

Airline Information

The four airlines serving Central Illinois Regional Airport are fully invested in protecting your health with each one implementing new guidelines and procedures. Visit their websites at the links below for more specific information on travel requirements and to prepare for your next trip.






TSA at the Checkpoint

TSA is allowing 12 oz bottles of hand sanitizer in your carry-on luggage. You should expect that containers larger than 3.4oz. will need to be screened separately, which will add some time to the checkpoint screening.​​






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  • 3201 CIRA Drive, Bloomington, IL, 61704
  • +1 (309) 663-7383
  • Airport Code: BMI

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