Airports may face delays, space constraints with full-body scanners

02/9/2010 | USA Today

As the Transportation Security Administration prepares to install 950 full-body scanners during the next two years, experts are warning the devices could cause significant delays and logistical headaches at airports around the country. Some airport executives have complained about the size of the devices, which are significantly larger than current metal detectors. The scanners also take about 15 seconds per passenger, leading to "significant passenger delays at the checkpoint," according to an industry group.

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