Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Traveler Information

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UPDATE – MAY 21: In response to COVID-19, TSA’s updated procedure changes will roll out nationwide by mid-June to prepare for summer travelers. To read the full press release, click here

UPDATE – APRIL 30: Face coverings must be worn by all visitors and employees in accordance with the Order of the Health Officer of the County of Monterey. To read the full order, click here

UPDATE – MARCH 17: Monterey Regional Airport is considered an essential government service and will be operating as normal during Monterey County’s shelter in place order.

While Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) is not a gateway airport for non-stop arrivals from countries that have been hit hard by COVID-19, the information below can help you travel through MRY, and other airports, in a safer way.

What We Are Doing

The health, safety and security of our travelers and employees is the top priority at Monterey Regional Airport. You have our promise that our team is going above and beyond the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ensure your safety. We are building on an ever-present focus of cleanliness and continually assessing ways to enhance safety throughout your travel experience.

MRY is closely following the guidance provided by public health experts at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of California Department of Public Health and the Monterey County Health Department.

To enhance our cleaning efforts, we are:

  • Increasing cleaning and disinfecting of public areas including gate, ticket and rental car lobbies
  • Increasing cleaning and disinfecting of ”high touch” areas including handrails, seating, door handles, chairs and tables, elevator buttons, etc.
  • Adding a special cleaning process to disinfect the entire terminal
  • Increasing ventilation throughout the building
  • Encouraging employees and tenant employees to wash their hands more frequently

For more information about the efforts of our in-terminal operators (airlines, rental cars, concessionaires, etc.), click here

What You Can Do

Public health officials encourage practicing everyday preventative actions to help stop the spread of illness. These actions include:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Put distance between yourself and other people
  • Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow
  • Immediately wash your hands after coughing or sneezing
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily
Where You Can Learn More

Information about COVID-19 is updated frequently; check the following resources for the most up to date information:

Airlines & Flights

For information on your flight, cancellations or rerouting, please contact the airlines directly. Airline contact information can be found by visiting montereyairport.com/airlines or click the links below for individual COVID-19 updates from each airline.