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TSA Pre-Screening Pass Available At Columbus Airport

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Port Columbus International Airport
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Airline passengers wanting to cut their wait time in security lines can now pay for easier access at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. An enrollment center will be open for a brief time.

The Transportation Security Administration’s Pre-Check screening program will offer travelers a chance to enroll for the pass at an airport application center.

After paying $85 and undergoing a background check, passengers will not be required to remove their shoes, laptops, liquids, belts or light jackets when going through the security checkpoint. Instead, they can enter through a designated TSA Pre-Check lane. The membership lasts for five years.

The airport’s enrollment center will be open until November 18.  There are two permanent TSA enrollment centers in the Columbus area: one on East Dublin Granville Road and the other on Stoneridge in Gahanna.