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March 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Wednesday offered the first look at the newly-installed inline checked baggage handling system at Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).This state-of-the-art system, which became...
March 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag at Omaha Eppley Airfield (OMA) this morning at the security screening checkpoint.   TSA found the .380 caliber Smith & Wesson, loaded...
March 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
RALEIGH, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a passenger from bringing two loaded handguns onboard a plane at Raleigh-Durham International Airport this morning. The incident took place at the TSA Pre✓® checkpoint just...
March 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
Waterloo, IA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic...
March 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
Sioux City, IA – The Transportation Security Administration(TSA) today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX).Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic and...
March 07, 2017
Dubuque, IA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ).Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic...
March 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – An Alexandria, Virginia, man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) early this morning, March 6, after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him trying to carry a loaded...
March 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Syracuse-Hancock International Airport (SYR) prevented a Wayne County, New York, man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane last week, March 2, when they found the gun...
March 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A man was cited on state weapons charges after he was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Richmond International Airport (RIC) checkpoint last Thursday, March 2, when TSA officers detected a 9 mm handgun...
March 02, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented two men from bringing loaded handguns on board planes at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint this morning. The two incidents are not believed to...
March 01, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration is prepared for the start of the Spring Break travel period, which typically begins in late February and continues into April. TSA will screen approximately 62 million travelers at airports...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio. – Demand for travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) TSA Pre✓® program has been so strong that a temporary application center will be stood up at John Glenn Columbus International...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – A Loudoun County, Virginia, woman was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Friday, Feb. 24 after Transportation Security Administration officers caught her trying to carry a loaded handgun...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
FORT DODGE, Iowa – The Transportation Security Administration today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Fort Dodge Regional Airport (FOD).AIT-2 next-generation technology safely screens passengers for metallic...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Fauquier County, Virginia, man was caught with a loaded handgun at Washington Dulles International Airport on Sunday. Feb. 26 after Transportation Security Administration officers detected him trying to carry a handgun past a...
February 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
AVOCA, Pa. – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is now participating in the TSA Pre✓® program, which allows travelers in the program to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1...
February 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Residents of northwestern upstate New York will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) terminal during the...
February 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Transportation Security Administration and Des Moines International airport (DSM) are preparing for the start of the 2017 spring break travel period, which generally runs from late February through April.TSA expects to screen...
February 16, 2017 | Local Press Release
ERIE, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Erie International Airport (ERI).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at ERI, the airport...
February 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at the Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Sunday, Feb. 12.The man was stopped by TSA officers at the...
February 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A Rockingham County, Virginia, woman was caught with a gun at the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) today, Feb. 14 after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a handgun in her carry-on bag as she...
February 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Kanawha County, West Virginia, woman was caught with a loaded handgun at Yeager Airport (CRW) Sunday morning, Feb. 12, and was cited by police for carrying a gun in an airport.  As the woman, a resident of South Charleston,...
February 10, 2017
EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. – A new partnership was born this week when officials from the Transportation Security Administration at LaGuardia Airport handed over 10 bags and two boxes filled with more than 400 articles of clothing to the Brooklyn Vet...
February 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, Iowa - – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that a temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) from Feb. 20 - 24.  The application center will be located on...
February 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Kentucky woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Huntington Tri-State Airport on Friday, February 3, when the TSA officers detected a handgun in one of the woman’s carry-on bags.TSA officers...

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