PHILADELPHIA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened nearly 1.1 million passengers and crew at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) during the month of July, contributing to a record-setting month for the agency.
TSA officers screened 72,117,046 passengers and crew at airports nationwide in July, breaking the previous record of 69,985,052 set in June of this year.
For June and July 2017, TSA screened an average of 2.33 million passengers and crew per day, with 99.9 percent waiting 30 minutes or less in standard screening lanes. More than 99.6 percent of TSA Pre✓® passengers waited less than five minutes to go through security checkpoints.
During that same 61-day stretch, there were 58 days in which passenger volume surpassed 2 million, and 25 days in which passenger volume surpassed 2.4 million.
So far this summer, the lowest passenger volume day nationwide was 1.88 million (July 4), and the highest number of passengers screened in one day was 2.65 million (June 30).
The months of May, June and July 2017 all fall into the top 10 list of the most passengers and crew members screened in TSA’s history.
Total Passengers and Crew screened