Liquids in hand luggage

Liquids or liquids in your hand luggage must be carried in containers with a maximum capacity of 100 ml.

You may carry more than one container of liquid, but not more than can fit in one re-sealable plastic bag of a maximum 1 liter. You may only bring one of these plastic bags per person.

If you have baby food, medicines, dietary foods or duty free liquids exceeding 100 ml., it is allowed to bring these but they shall be protected. Duty free liquids need to be in sealed bags from the airport or the carrier with a visible receipt of purchase.

You have to remove all these liquids from the bag and place them visible in the designated plastic box at the security checkpoint, so the security personnel can see them. You may find that the fluids are selected for additional security checks.

The definition of “liquid” includes:

  • water, fruit juice, cordial, soup and syrup;
  • perfume, after-shave lotion, eau de cologne and similar liquids;
  • semi-liquid or gel substances, such as shampoo and toothpaste;
  • oils and lotions, such as hand lotion or sunscreen;
  • contents of aerosol containers, such as deodorant, shaving foam and similar substances;
  • mixtures of solid and liquid substances.


Transfer passengers arriving from outside of EU

If you arrive at Copenhagen Airport from a country outside of EU and have to continue traveling by airplane, you will have go through the security check. Please note that the same limitations apply to liquids as any other departure from the airport.

Passengers in transit at the airport who have purchased liquids over 100 ml at either another airport or aboard an aircraft, shall ensure that the liquids are sealed with the STEB (Security Tamper Evident Bag). The receipt for the liquids must be visible in the bag.