Will Masks be Mandatory at the Austin International Airport?

With the recent announcement from Governor Abbot of Texas that masks will not be mandated, many are wondering, does that apply to the airoprts iin Texas, like Austin Bergstrom AUS Airport?

The answer is, yes, masks will be required.  

Austin Bergstrom International Airport is located at 3600 Presidential Blvd. Austin TX, and is a good size area, albeit, smaller than DFW and IAH airports also in State of Texas.  Travelers are becoming accustomed to wearting masks in the airport, so there’s no surprise by the officials at the Airport that have reported masks will be required when you’re their terminal.  The rest of the state, well, you can walk, talk, eat and drink mask free. 

The Austin Airport also offers shuttles from it’s parking lots where also require masks. If you’re interested in on-site parking, you will want to know that the AUS Economy Lot is closed.  But you can reserve parking at either the Red or Blue Garage.  On the other hand, if you want to explore other parking options at lots like The Parking Spot, Park & Zoom and others, visit a sites like parkingaccess.com which compare long term off-airport parking companies and provides you with a price quote based on your lenght of stay.  Their calculator will display the parking rates including fees and taxes.  Additionally, you can review the shuttle times, read parking customer reviews and guarantee your parking space by booking on their website.

If you’re simply picking up a friend or family memeber use the free Cell Phone lot located at 2901 Spirt of Texas Dr.  If you’re driving a Tesla, get a charge for up to 20 minutes as well.

COVID-19 Updates at AUS Airport: Some consessions are closed but many are open with enhance cleaning and safety procedures.  Security Checkpoint 3 is closed.  Some International flights are suspended.  All employees must wear masks.

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Be safe while traveling and if you choose to fly, please follow the guidelines at the Austin Bergstrom Airport to keep yourself and others safe.

 

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