Traveler Information- COVID 19

Welcome to the Dubuque Regional Airport!  Your Gateway to the Tri-State area of Northeast Iowa, Southwest Wisconsin and Northwest Illinois! Whether you are here for business or pleasure we hope you enjoy our Midwest hospitality. Be sure to enjoy the free Wi-Fi, grab a bite to eat at Judy’s Runway Cafe or grab a book from the free library.  Close, Cost-Effective, Convenient.   

COVID 19 Information

In these unprecedented times of the Corona Virus - health and safety of our customers and crew are our top priorities.  We follow all CDC, Iowa Department of Health and U.S. Travel Association guidelines.  We strongly recommend a mask and social distancing when in the terminal.  

When you fly DBQ, you fly with your friends, neighbors and family members who truly care about you and the communities in which we serve. Your health and safety will always be our top priority, and we are working diligently to keep the terminal safe and clean. We have implemented several enhancements to our facilities and operations to continually reduce the spread of germs and bacteria and to continue providing you a safe experience and overall peace of mind when at the airport and traveling. Here are some links to keep you up to date on the corona virus as you travel.

American Airlines Coronavirus 

TSA Coronavirus

Iowa Department of Public Health

City of Dubuque


Check out our frequently asked questions for more information. 

On Airport Rental Cars

Avis (800) 331-1212

Local - (563) 556-0657

Hertz (800) 654-3131

Local - (563) 583-0267

Off Airport Rental Cars

Enterprise (855) 266-9565

Local (563) 583-8000


Hotels with Shuttles to/from Airport

Click here for a list of hotels

What’s happening in town?

Year round, there is a lively mix of festivals, performances, and celebrations found in the Dubuque area.

Local Restaurants/Nightlife

Taste the flavors that the Dubuque area has to offer. From a romantic dinner at a restored historic hotel, a quick bite at a coffee shop, to sampling the latest in local brews.

TSA Information

The Transportation Security Administration, formed immediately following the tragedies of September 11. Our agency is a component of the Department of Homeland Security and is responsible for security of the nation’s transportation systems.

American Airlines - At the Airport

Important information for the day you travel

REAL ID - postponed until May 3, 2023

Is your drivers license ready to travel?  The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards. The purposes covered by the Act are: accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and, boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft.