Coming soon to the Minneapolis Airport - automated security checks that will significantly cut wait time. Here are the details... 

"A Metropolitan Airports Commission committee approved funding to install four new automated security lanes at MSP. The lanes use conveyor belts and individual loading stations so travelers don’t have to wait as long to go through the checkpoint. A new security line could cut down on wait times up to 40 percent." -WCCO.

Apparently a couple other airports have been using the automated security lanes. Atlanta has had great success since installing them last spring, and Chicago has also proven the lanes work. Because of that, we could see the automated lanes as soon as this summer.

"Here’s how it works: Passengers go to an open station, where they use a bin that’s 25 percent larger than in current screening lanes. They place their contents inside, and the rest is automatic." -Metropolitan Airports Commission.

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