Our Care Commitment

The new terminal at the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) is constructed with spacious areas to support social distancing, advanced technology and cleaning protocols to reduce the spread of bacteria and airborne particles. Virtually every surface, table surfaces, and counter surfaces in the terminal is treated with an antimicrobial coating. The air conditioning systems have been outfitted with ionic filtration technology, which reduces and eliminates particles, including airborne pathogens that other systems do not.In addition to normal cleaning procedures, the airport has coordinated with our contracted janitorial service to provide additional cleaning in frequently touched areas and on all hard surfaces, seats, and floors. They have incorporated anti-bacterial supplies for the floor care as well as in the soap dispensers in the bathrooms.BRO planned for these precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect our passengers and employees.As an added measure, BRO is limiting access into the terminal to ticketed passengers only for the protection of our citizens. We have coordinated with the Brownsville Police Department for increased security at the airport to assist with managing traffic and passengers.We require all passengers to wear masks in the terminal for your safety and the safety of others around you.Passengers will take a 100-passenger bus from the terminal to the plane until the jet bridges are installed. These buses are specialized airside buses and are comparable to the air trains / sky-trams used to move passengers between terminals at the Dallas Fort Worth or the Houston Intercontinental airports. The length and width of these buses allow for social distancing, as they only operate at 50% capacity for your safety. Masks are required to be worn at all times in the terminal, while on the bus and on the tarmac.The information below can help you travel to BRO and other destinations in a safer manner.

Passengers are encouraged to follow the CDC’s guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19. These guidelines include:

For more information on resources and responses from the State of Texas please visit https://gov.texas.gov/coronavirus.

Before traveling, please check your airline’s requirements and procedures and check back to this website for any updates to these policies.

American Airlines

https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/coronavirus-updates.jsp

United Airlines

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/travel/what-to-expect.html