COVID-19 Information

PBI is committed to providing passengers, partners, and employees with a clean and safe environment. CLICK HERE to read PBI's COVID-19 Readiness Plan.

Federal law requires all people to wear a mask covering both nose and mouth when indoors at PBI, including awaiting, boarding, traveling on, or disembarking an aircraft.

Travelers are encouraged to familiarize themselves with COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination and review CDC Guidelines for travel.

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August 9, 2021: Canadian Border Changes

CDC: Federal Registrar Notice: Wearing of face masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs

TSA: TSA to implement Executive Order regarding face masks at airport security checkpoints and throughout the transportation network

January 21, 2021: Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel

January 12, 2021: CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

A mask or facial covering is required at ticket counters, gates, in the jet bridges, and aboard aircraft.  Please check with your airline for specific requirements.  

If you have questions regarding upcoming travel plans, please contact your airline.  

COVID-19 Testing Now Available at PBI:

Testing is available to ticketed passengers and airport employees only. 

Helix Medical Testing center is conveniently located pre-security on level 2, adjacent to the Concourse C security checkpoint. 

To schedule an appointment (travel documents required): 

To schedule a COVID-19 test at PBI, please follow the instructions:

1. Visit helixvm.com [helixvm.com]

2. Click on "START YOUR APPOINTMENT"

3. Under Travel Screening, click "schedule"

4. Select a date/time for your appointment and then select "Collect at Airport Health Clinic"

5. Begin the registration process, which is basic demographics and insurance information, if applicable.

6. Submit 

Once you submit, Helix will contact you between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to finalize the date and time. 

Testing Center Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Saturday-Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Airline Contact Information:

http://www.pbia.org/guide/airlines

Industry Information:

Airlines for America "Fly Healthy. Fly Smart."

Travel Advisories: https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/travelers

For your safety, PBI closes nightly from 11:00 pm to 3:30 am to give janitorial staff the opportunity to properly sanitize the terminal without interruption from the public. We offer complimentary parking for the first 20 minutes in Short Term parking and ask that greeters meet their guests curbside or wait for arriving guests at the Cell Phone Lot.  

PBI is following all guidelines provided by the Department of Health and the CDC and we are taking extra measures to provide a clean environment with increased sterilization of high traffic and high touch areas.  We encourage everyone to follow the CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of germs in our community and while traveling.