In accordance with TSA regulations, the Airport requires identification badges for all individuals accessing the Air Operations Area (AOA), Secured Identification Display Area (SIDA), and other restricted areas of the Airport.
To successfully obtain an Airport Badge, applicants must complete the following:
- EYW Badge Application
- TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA)
- FBI Criminal History Records Check (CHRC)
- Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Training & corresponding exam
- If requesting driver privileges, Driver Training & corresponding exam
Please ensure all relevant sections of the badge application have been completed by the company Signatory Authority authorizing the badge request. Applications without company authorization will not be accepted. Additionally, all badge applicants will need to provide proof of identification at the Airport Badging Office. Identification documents must be in accordance with the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services Form I-9 list of Acceptable Documents.
The Airport Badging Office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment only.
For all badge inquiries and to make appointments, please contact (305) 809-5232
All Airport issued badges are property of Key West International Airport. Any lost or stolen badge must be reported immediately to Airport Security at 305-292-4625. The fee to re-issue a lost or stolen badge is $100.00.