Tag: CBP

ATL begins screening of travelers from West Africa

Filed in Employees, News, Security by on October 21, 2014
ATL begins screening of travelers from West Africa

After growing concern over the spread of the Ebola virus, Hartsfield-Jackson continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and all other relevant agencies and partners to ensure the safety of travelers and employees at the Airport. Hartsfield-Jackson has joined four other major U.S. airports in […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson launches automated passport control kiosks

Filed in News, Security by on May 15, 2014
Hartsfield-Jackson launches automated passport control kiosks

Getting home from an international trip has become easier and quicker for some travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson, thanks to the 74 new Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks in the federal inspection stations in Concourses E and F. On May 15, ATL and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials unveiled the five-foot-tall, blue kiosks, which allow […]

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Expanded inspection center helps USDA handle growth boom

Filed in News by on October 29, 2013
Expanded inspection center helps USDA handle growth boom

While the USDA’s Atlanta plant inspection station was already the nation’s second-busiest point of entry for foreign-grown flowers, ornamental shrubs, and other plant material, its cramped quarters – tucked into a corner of a refrigerated warehouse at the northern edge of Hartsfield-Jackson – threatened to hinder the industry’s regional growth. Not anymore. In early September, […]

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