79.6 F
Cruz Bay
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
HomeNewsArchivesGovernor Approves Security Request at Local Airports

Governor Approves Security Request at Local Airports

August 10, 2006 – Gov. Charles W. Turnbull urges all travelers departing from V.I. airports to arrive at least two and a half hours prior to travel in order to get through increased security screenings.
The governor asks for patience and cooperation with airline and Transportation Security Administration personnel during the elevated threat level among U.S. and territorial air travel.
Turnbull approved a request from TSA for the assistance of V.I. law enforcement during the period of elevated alert.
Travelers should be attentive and vigilant of any suspicious behavior or activities.
Until further notice, passengers departing from Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix can expect these additional guidelines:
–no curb side parking;
–additional screening of passengers' personal items;
–no liquids, creams or gels allowed into check-point screening areas; these items must be placed in checked luggage;
–liquor must be checked in luggage; all hand carried liquor is prohibited.

Back Talk

Share your reaction to this news with other Source readers. Please include headline, your name and city and state/country or island where you reside.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.