airport

Business
4:55 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Travelers Can Forego Taking Off Shoes at Some Airports for a Fee

Credit tsa.gov

For a fee area travelers can now bypass taking off their shoes and removing laptops and liquids from their carry-on luggage with a new option for expedited airport security checks.

The TSA PreCheck program requires an $85 application and, if approved, lasts for five years for passengers flying through large airports like Memphis and Nashville. Memphis International Airport spokesperson Glen Thomas said PreCheck can be helpful.

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Society
7:47 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Lake Barkley Airport Closed Until December

Barkley Regional Airport

The Lake Barkley State Resort Airport will be closed until at least mid-December for a runway paving project. The airport shut down Monday to allow contractors to begin the resurfacing project. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work could be delayed by weather conditions, but they expect the paving will be finished before Christmas.

Business
11:30 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Marion Airport Plans for New Terminal

Williamson County Regional Airport in Marion, Illinois hopes to build a new terminal within three years. The airport offers eight daily charter flights to St. Louis. 

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