Officials say if you have a flight you should contact your airline directly before heading to the airport. Additional cancellations and delays are expected.
Austin-Bergstrom is advising passengers with flights in the next 48 hours to confirm with their airline before traveling to the airport.
Travelers under the age of 2 and those with a disability will not be affected by this new rule.
Many will be staying close to home during the holidays and following the advice of health officials but that's not the case for everyone.
Despite warnings to avoid travel and to stay home for the holidays, thousands of people flew out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Saturday.
Starting in April, people will be able to fly nonstop from Austin to Hawaii on Hawaiian Airlines.
Many showed up the day before Thanksgiving to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport so they could go see their families during this time.
A small plane with a mechanical issue is to blame for delays at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Airport officials expect more people to take to the skies during the holiday season, but not only on typical travel days.
The change is expected to last through the month of October.
The Austin Police Department says it's Bomb Squad has determined that a suspicious package found at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is not a threat.
ABIA has also installed hand sanitizer stations throughout the airport and has also reminded travelers that the Transportation Security Administration is allowing one liquid hand sanitizer container, up to 12 oz per passenger, in carry-ons.
CTRMA says drivers headed to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport should plan ahead and allow extra time.
Becky Stojeba said the majority of passengers on her flight were seated very close together in the first eleven rows even though rows 12-30 were largely empty.
It's not clear at this time if the man was a ground crew member, a person employed by an airline carrier, or a pedestrian.
The incident happened on May 7 and involved Southwest Airlines flight 1392. The flight was arriving from Dallas at just after 8 p.m. when crew reported seeing a person visible on runway 17 shortly after touchdown.
Before the viral outbreak, Austin-Bergstrom was considered the second-fastest growing airport in the nation.
ABIA has stayed open during the coronavirus outbreak as critical infrastructure concerning travel needs.
Each airport will feature a musician local to their city in support of the creative community during the COVID-19 crisis.