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, such as Nutella or Camembert.
You may bring more than one container of liquid but no more than it can fit in one reclosable plastic bag of max. 1 liter. You may only bring one of these bags per person.
There are free plastic bags on the packing tables at the entrance of the security check.
Baby food and medicine
If you have baby food, medicines, dietary foods or Tax-Free liquids exceeding 100 ml., it is allowed to bring these but they shall be protected. Tax-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.
Liquids on same day returns
If you return the same day, you have the opportunity to buy cosmetics, perfumes and spirits for example in the Tax-Free stores at Copenhagen Airport and bring the items as carry-on luggage regardless of the rules on limiting liquids.
The bag must be sealed
The goods are delivered in a transparent, sealed bag with a receipt at Copenhagen Airport, and you can carry the bag as hand luggage through the security check in the airport you leave from.
It is important that the bag of goods remains sealed and unopened throughout the journey, as well as the receipt remain attached.
Your purchase is refundable
If you have followed the rules above, but the purchased items nevertheless are confiscated in the security check at another airport, Copenhagen Airport guarantees that you can get your money refunded.
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 to 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, must ensure that the liquids are sealed with the STEB (Security Tamper Evident Bag) and the receipt for the liquids visible in the bag.