Airport Officials Point Out That Electronics Larger Than Cell Phone, Food Items Must Now Be Screened

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Chattanooga Airport officials announced today that the Transportation Security Administration has changed its guidelines on items to be screened.

 

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requiring passengers to remove all electronics larger than a cell phone from cases or carry-on bags for screening.

These electronics include but are not limited to tablets, e-readers, DVD players, video game consoles and CPAP breathing machines.

 

“We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause for our travelers and ask for your patience during this transition,” said airport spokesperson Albert Waterhouse. “We recommend arriving earlier for your flight to ensure a smooth travel experience.”



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