TSA: Grenades, snakes found in screenings
5 months ago
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TSA: Grenades, snakes found in screenings

Wilmington International Airport security is preparing for the traveling season.
ILM approved for TSA Pre-Check program
2 years ago
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ILM approved for TSA Pre-Check program

Frequent flyers will now have a greater incentive to travel through Wilmington International Airport and a shorter wait to get to their gate. The Transportation Security Administration has approved ILM to be part of TSA's Pre-Check program.
StarNews: Airport board OKs funds for more security personnel
2 years ago
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StarNews: Airport board OKs funds for more security personnel

The New Hanover County Airport Authority approved funding Wednesday night to hire additional security guards for the Wilmington International Aiport.
FIRST ON 3: TSA finds loaded gun at ILM checkpoint
2 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: TSA finds loaded gun at ILM checkpoint

For the fifth time this year, security screeners found a loaded weapon at a checkpoint at Wilmington International Airport yesterday.
TSA screener arrested and fired for taking money from suitcase
3 years ago
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TSA screener arrested and fired for taking money from suitcase

Police in Charlotte said a Transportation Security Administration screener was arrested and fired from his job for taking money from someone's suitcase.
ILM shows off new full-body scanner
3 years ago
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ILM shows off new full-body scanner

Flying out of Wilmington International Airport may have just gotten a lot safer. Passengers at ILM may have to pass a new test before getting on the plane: a full-body scanner.
ILM encourages early check-in during security updates
3 years ago
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ILM encourages early check-in during security updates

Work to update security technology at Wilmington International Airport could mean some slowdowns getting through TSA screeners for a while.
Charlotte aviation director blasts TSA security
4 years ago
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Charlotte aviation director blasts TSA security

The Charlotte airport's aviation director has blasted the Transportation Security Administration for its role in investigating a teen stowaway, saying local airports can do a better job of security.
Two planes searched at CLT after security scares
4 years ago
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Two planes searched at CLT after security scares

A North Carolina-bound US Airways flight that took off from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport was searched after a suspicious note was found in a bathroom at the Arkansas airport.
Officials: Charlotte airport worker jumped fence
5 years ago
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Officials: Charlotte airport worker jumped fence

CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Officials say an airline employee jumped over a fence to access the tarmac area of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. An incident report says the security breach occurred on Feb. 13. Airport spokeswoman Haley Gentry said Monday the worker’s security badge has been revoked, meaning he can no longer access the tarmac […]