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Your gateway to the world

Welcome to the official PUW Web site—your global connection. No matter where you come from on the Palouse, PUW is your gateway to the world. Daily, direct flights transport you in just one hour to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. From here, the sky’s the limit.



Parking is available in front of the terminal building, and to the east of the terminal. ALL parking spaces are $5 per day. The parking kiosk is located inside the terminal building. Please note the stall number when you park, so that you can pay for the correct stall at the kiosk. There are administration fees added to parking if not pre-paid: $5 will be added to the first day, with an additional $5 per week. 

If you do not know your parking space number enter space 500 and place your receipt on the dash of your vehicle.


Check In, Screening and Boarding


It is your responsibility to get through Security and to the Gate on time… don’t miss your flight!


90 – minutes prior – Arrive at Airport; check in counter opens; check your luggage; get your Boarding Pass; proceed through security (have your boarding pass and photo ID ready)

40 – minutes prior – Check in counter closes; baggage check closes; proceed through Security (have your boarding pass and photo ID ready)

30 – minutes prior – Be through Security and in Boarding Gate area

12 – minutes prior – Boarding Gate closes


You may also check in and print your boarding pass online 1 to 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure.

If you have missed your flight and need to re-book, please call Alaska Airlines at 1.800.alaskair (252.7522)


Alaska Airlines Ticket Counter Information for PUW


FAA Promotes Air Travel Safety Tips

Important Security Information

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