TSA Revises Policy for Liquids, Gels and Aerosols at Checkpoints
Liquids, Gels or Aerosol Products in 3 oz. or Smaller Containers in a Transparent, Resealable Quart-Sized Bag Now Permitted at Security Screening Checkpoints
September 26, 2006
Richmond International Airport, VA, September 26, 2006: Effective today, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) adjusted its permitted/prohibited items list for carry on articles as follows:
No liquids, gels, and/or aerosols are permitted EXCEPT one clear transparent resealable 1 quart (1 liter) size plastic bag which may contain liquids, gels, and/or aerosols in containers of 3 oz. (90ml) capacity or less per container. The contents of the plastic bag must fit comfortably and the plastic bag must be completely closed/sealed and subjected to x-ray inspection separate from the passenger's carry-on bag.
You may have the items listed below, but you must declare them to TSA at the screening checkpoint if they are not contained in a clear transparent resealable 1 quart (1 liter) size plastic bag and/or are over 3 oz. (90ml).
Baby formula/milk (to include breast milk) and baby food in containers if a baby or small child is traveling.
Medications (liquid, gels, and/or aerosol).
Liquids (to include juice) or gels for diabetic or other medical needs.
Other liquids, gels, and/or aerosols may be transported in checked baggage.
Liquids (including beverages), gels, and/or aerosols purchased in the sterile area (gate area retail outlets in Concourses A and B) may be carried onboard the aircraft.
For additional reference, please visit the TSA web site at www.TSA.gov.
Richmond International Airport (RIC) is the gateway for Virginia's Capital Region, and offers more than 200 daily non-stop flights on AirTran Airways, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and their regional affiliates to more than 20 domestic destinations.
Troy M. Bell, CM
Director - Marketing & Air Service Development/PIO
Richmond International Airport
Phone: (804) 226-3022