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September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) prevented a man from bringing a loaded 9 mm handgun onto an airplane on Wednesday (September 6).The man was stopped as he was entering the...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
MIDLAND, Texas – A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Midland International Air & Space Port (MAF) from Monday, Sept. 25 – Friday, Sept. 29.The application center, located in the 3rd floor media room, will be open Monday-...
September 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
ABILENE, Texas – A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Abilene Regional Airport (ABI) from Monday, Sept. 11 – Friday, Sept. 15.The application center, located in the lower level airport conference room, will be open Monday-Friday...
September 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va.—Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a Bedford County, Virginia, man from bringing a loaded handgun on board an airplane at the Lynchburg Regional Airport checkpoint, Tuesday, Sept. 5.The man was stopped by TSA...
August 31, 2017 | Local Press Release
LAS VEGAS – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) today announced that automated screening lanes have been installed and are in use at Terminal 3. This state-of-the-art...
August 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on baggage of a passenger departing Boise Airport (BOI) Wednesday morning.The firearm was a Smith and Wesson Bodyguard revolver...
August 29, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at three upstate New York airports—Adirondack Regional Airport, Massena International Airport and Ogdensburg...
August 29, 2017
LYNCHBURG, Va. –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Lynchburg Regional Airport.With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at Lynchburg,...
August 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a man from bringing a handgun on board a plane at a Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) checkpoint Saturday. The passenger was stopped by TSA officers with a Smith...
August 25, 2017 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a woman from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) checkpoint yesterday. The passenger was stopped by TSA officers with a...
August 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
DETROIT – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Detroit Metropolitan International Airport (DTW) discovered firearms in two separate instances at security checkpoints Wednesday, Aug. 23.At approximately 7 a.m. Aug. 23, a loaded 9...
August 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred yesterday just...
August 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) introduced the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Florence Regional Airport (FLO).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at FLO, the...
August 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
SAN ANTONIO –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has discovered five firearms, four of which were loaded, at security screening checkpoints in the last five days at San Antonio International Airport (SAT).  All firearms were detected in...
August 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
OKLAHOMA CITY –  Transportation Security Administration (TSA) surface security inspectors conducted training today at Red Carpet Motor Coach Headquarters in Oklahoma City, as part of TSA’s Risk Mitigation Activities for Surface Transportation (RMAST...
August 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
DURANGO, Colo. –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at the security screening checkpoint Aug. 20 at Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO).  The .380 caliber Ruger LCP was detected during X-ray screening at...
August 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
OKLAHOMA CITY –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has found four loaded firearms in 10 days at security screening checkpoints at Will Rogers World Airport (OKC). So far this year, a total of 26 firearms have been intercepted at OKC...
August 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Memphis International Airport (MEM) checkpoint today. At approximately 8:30 a.m., a loaded Ruger LCP .380 caliber pistol was discovered in a passenger’s...
August 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at DuBois Regional Airport (DUJ).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at DUJ, the...
August 18, 2017 | Local Press Release
EL PASO, TX –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at El Paso International Airport (ELP) screened a record number of passengers in June and July. The airport screened about 10,000 more passengers in June over the same month last year,...
August 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
DENVER –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Denver International Airport (DEN) set a new record for the number of passengers screened in July. DEN screened more than 1.99 million passengers and crew at its three checkpoints, a 6...
August 17, 2017
CLEVELAND – A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Supervisory Transportation Security Officer (STSO) helped reunite a passenger traveling through Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) with a valuable ring she misplaced at a security...
August 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, Neb. –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Eppley Airfield Omaha Airport (OMA) screened a record number of passengers in June. TSA at OMA screened nearly 14,000 more passengers, a 6.7% increase over the previous June. For July...
August 16, 2017 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) airports set new records for the number of passengers screened in July. IAH screened more than 1.44 million...

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