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Transportation Security Administration

Metal Detector

Carry On Bags: 
Check with Airline
Checked Bags: 
Check with Airline

Because of the size limitations of overhead bins and space under seats, this item should be transported in checked bags.

Due to airline polices on weight and size of checked bags, you should check with your airline for any potential guidelines for certain checked items.
 


 

The final decision rests with the TSA officer on whether an item is allowed through the checkpoint.