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TSA Pre-Check Application Center to Officially Open at Hartsfield-Jackson
14 January ,2014

For Immediate Release
January 14, 2014

Reese McCranie, Director of Communications
(404) 382-2319

Monica Fuentes, Dep. Director of Communications
(404) 772-3015

Media Advisory

TSA Pre-Check Application Center to Officially Open at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

TSA Administrator to join Atlanta Airport and Delta officials for new TSA Pre-Check Office

WHO: Balram “B” Bheodari, Aviation Deputy General Manager for Hartsfield-Jackson

John Pistole, Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration

John Laughter, Senior Vice President of Corporate Safety, Security and Compliance for Delta Air Lines

WHAT: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will officially open an application site at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Wednesday for TSA Pre-Check. This expedited screening program allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and keep 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on bag. U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents will now be able to go through a pre-enrollment process online at , make an appointment and complete their enrollment at the application center at gate A19 to verify their identity and provide documentation to confirm their citizenship/immigration status as well as to provide fingerprints.

TSA is currently in the process of expanding to more than 300 application centers across the country. For more information, please visit: .

WHEN: Wednesday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m.

(Media should arrive to the main security checkpoint no later than 9:15 a.m.)

WHERE: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Gate A19 6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30320


Members of the media should arrive to the main security checkpoint no later than 9:15 a.m. to be screened and escorted to the event site. Media will be provided access to shoot b-roll of both the enrollment center and TSA Pre-Check lanes at the TSA checkpoints.

Please RSVP to Monica Fuentes at 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 14.


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