A Pennsylvania man was stopped at a checkpoint at BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport this morning after an officer noticed a handgun in the man’s bag, the Transportation Security Administration says.
Airports in the Washington area operating as usual after a shooting Friday morning at Los Angeles International Airport.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a grant of more than $11 million for runway safety enhancements and upgrades at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, more than a decade after 9/11 raised consciousness about airline security, it’s happening a lot more often.
Customs officials say 20 small black raw chickens were seized from a passenger arriving from Vietnam at Dulles International Airport outside Washington.
Severe Thunder Storm Watch In Effect For D.C. Area Until 9 P.M., Ground Stop At Three Major Airports
A severe thunder storm watch is in effect for the D.C. Metro area until 9 p.m. with threats of damaging winds and hail. All flights have been grounded at the three major local airports until further notice.
The mid-Atlantic region endured another sweltering day, as officials are warning residents to limit their time outdoors and stay hydrated.
A BWI spokesman says no one was injured when a single-engine plane’s nose gear collapsed as it arrived at the airport.
The smell of smoke aboard a plane taking off for Atlanta prompted pilots to return to BWI.