TSA: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport was a gun hub final 12 months | Job Alls


Knowledge: TSA; Chart: Alice Feng/Axios

Passengers flying by way of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport have been among the many most armed pilots within the nation final 12 months.

Shifting information: FLL cracked the Transportation Safety Administration’s high 10 record of airports with probably the most weapons present in carry-on baggage in 2022.

  • The TSA reviews that 88% of the greater than 6,500 weapons discovered nationwide final 12 months have been loaded.

Be sensible: Gun house owners could carry unloaded firearms in a locked, dry-skinned container in checked baggage solely, in accordance with the TSA.

What they’re saying: The Fort Lauderdale airport launched a PSA in 2019 to coach vacationers about TSA gun legal guidelines, Arlene Satchell, Broward County Aviation Division press officer, advised Axios.

  • Final 12 months, they reinstated the warning indicators on the doorway to safety traces that have been briefly eliminated in 2020 for CCIDID-related safety messages, Satchell wrote in an e-mail.

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