Monday, December 24, 2012

What Kind of Body Scanner Does Your Airport Have?

Travelling by plane this holiday? Pro Publica has put out a guide to body scanners at airports in the United States.

Here's the full list

Airport nameAirport CodeKind
Abilene Regional AirportABImillimeter wave
Akron-Canton AirportCAKmillimeter wave
Albany International AirportALBmillimeter wave
Albuquerque International SunportABQmillimeter wave
Amarillo International AirportAMAmillimeter wave
Aspen-Pitkin County AirportASEmillimeter wave
Atlantic City International AirportACYmillimeter wave
Augusta Regional AirportAGSmillimeter wave
Austin Straubel International AirportGRBmillimeter wave
Austin-Bergstrom AirportAUSmillimeter wave
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall AirportBWImillimeter wave
Bangor International AirportBGRmillimeter wave
Baton Rouge AirportBTRmillimeter wave
Billings Logan International AirportBILmillimeter wave
Bishop International AirportFNTmillimeter wave
Bismark Municipal AirportBISmillimeter wave
Blue Grass AirportLEXmillimeter wave
Boise AirportBOIX-ray (backscatter)
Boston Logan International AirportBOSboth X-ray (backscatter) and millimeter wave*
Bozeman Gallatin Field AirportBZNmillimeter wave
Bradley International AirportBDLX-ray (backscatter)
Brownsville/South Padre Island International AirportBROX-ray (backscatter)
Buffalo Niagara International AirportBUFX-ray (backscatter)
Burbank Bob Hope AirportBURmillimeter wave
Burlington International AirportBTVmillimeter wave
Bush Houston Intercontinental AirportIAHmillimeter wave
Casper Natrona County AirportCPRmillimeter wave
Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa AirportCIDmillimeter wave
Central Illinois Regional AirportBMImillimeter wave
Central Wisconsin AirportCWAmillimeter wave
Champaign Willard AirportCMImillimeter wave
Charleston International AirportCHSmillimeter wave
Charleston Yeager AirportCRWmillimeter wave
Charlotte County AirportPGDmillimeter wave
Charlotte Douglas International AirportCLTmillimeter wave
Chattanooga Metropolitan AirportCHAmillimeter wave
Cherry Capital AirportTVCmillimeter wave
Chicago Midway AirportMDWmillimeter wave
Chicago O’Hare International AirportORDboth X-ray (backscatter) and millimeter wave*
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International AirportCVGX-ray (backscatter)
Cleveland International AirportCLEmillimeter wave
Columbia Metropolitan AirportCAEmillimeter wave
Columbus Metropolitan AirportCSGmillimeter wave
Cordova Municipal AirportCDVmillimeter wave
Corpus Christi International AirportCRPX-ray (backscatter)
Cyril E King AirportSTTmillimeter wave
Dallas Love Field AirportDALmillimeter wave
Dallas/Fort Worth International AirportDFWmillimeter wave
Dane County Regional AirportMSNmillimeter wave
Dayton International AirportDAYmillimeter wave
Daytona Beach AirportDABmillimeter wave
Denver International AirportDENmillimeter wave
Des Moines International AirportDSMmillimeter wave
Detroit Metropolitan AirportDTWmillimeter wave
Durango-La Plata County AirportDROmillimeter wave
Eagle County Regional AirportEGEmillimeter wave
El Paso International AirportELPX-ray (backscatter)
Elmira/Corning Regional AirportELMmillimeter wave
Eugene AirportEUGmillimeter wave
Fairbanks International AirportFAImillimeter wave
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International AirportFLLX-ray (backscatter)
Fort Walton Beach AirportVPSmillimeter wave
Fort Wayne International AirportFWAmillimeter wave
Fresno Air Terminal AirportFATmillimeter wave
Gainesville Regional AirportGNVmillimeter wave
Gary Regional AirportGYYmillimeter wave
General Mitchell Milwaukee International AirportMKEmillimeter wave
Gerald R. Ford International AirportGRRX-ray (backscatter)
Glacier Park International AirportGPImillimeter wave
Grand Forks International AirportGFKmillimeter wave
Greenbrier Valley AirportLWBmillimeter wave
Greenville/Spartanburg AirportGSPmillimeter wave
Guam Antonio B. Won Pat International AirportGUMX-ray (backscatter)
Gulfport-Biloxi International AirportGPTX-ray (backscatter)
Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional AirportGUCmillimeter wave
Harlingen/Valley International AirportHRLX-ray (backscatter)
Harrisburg International AirportMDTmillimeter wave
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International AirportATLmillimeter wave
Hector International AirportFARmillimeter wave
Helena Regional AirportHLNmillimeter wave
Henry E. Rohlsen AirportSTXmillimeter wave
Hilo International AirportITOmillimeter wave
Honolulu International AirportHNLmillimeter wave
Houston William Hobby AirportHOUmillimeter wave
Huntington Tri-State AirportHTSmillimeter wave
Huntsville International AirportHSVmillimeter wave
Indianapolis International AirportINDmillimeter wave
Jackson Hole AirportJACmillimeter wave
Jacksonville International AirportJAXmillimeter wave
John F. Kennedy International AirportJFKboth X-ray (backscatter) and millimeter wave*
John Wayne International AirportSNAmillimeter wave
Juneau International AirportJNUmillimeter wave
Kahului AirportOGGmillimeter wave
Kansas City International AirportMCIX-ray (backscatter)
Ketchikan International AirportKTNmillimeter wave
Key West International AirportEYWX-ray (backscatter)
Killeen-Fort Hood Regional AirportGRKmillimeter wave
Knoxville McGee Tyson AirportTYSmillimeter wave
Kona International AirportKOAmillimeter wave
La Crosse Municipal AirportLSEmillimeter wave
La Guardia International AirportLGAmillimeter wave
LA/Ontario International AirportONTmillimeter wave
Lambert-St. Louis International AirportSTLX-ray (backscatter)
Lansing Capital City AirportLANmillimeter wave
Laredo International AirportLRDX-ray (backscatter)
Lihue AirportLIHmillimeter wave
Little Rock National AirportLITmillimeter wave
Long Island MacArthur AirportISPmillimeter wave
Los Angeles International AirportLAXmillimeter wave
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International AirportMSYmillimeter wave
Louisville International AirportSDFmillimeter wave
Lubbock International AirportLBBmillimeter wave
Luiz Muñoz Marin International AirportSJUX-ray (backscatter)
Mammoth Yosemite AirportMMHmillimeter wave
Manchester AirportMHTmillimeter wave
McAllen Miller International AirportMFEX-ray (backscatter)
McCarran International AirportLASmillimeter wave
Meadows Field AirportBFLmillimeter wave
Medford Rogue Valley International AirportMFRmillimeter wave
Melbourne International AirportMLBmillimeter wave
Memphis International AirportMEMX-ray (backscatter)
Miami International AirportMIAmillimeter wave
Midland International AirportMAFmillimeter wave
Mineta San José International AirportSJCX-ray (backscatter)
Minneapolis/St. Paul International AirportMSPmillimeter wave
Minot International AirportMOTmillimeter wave
Missoula International AirportMSOmillimeter wave
Mobile Regional AirportMOBmillimeter wave
Montgomery Regional AirportMGMmillimeter wave
Montrose Regional AirportMTJmillimeter wave
Myrtle Beach International AirportMYRmillimeter wave
Nashville International AirportBNAmillimeter wave
Newark Liberty International AirportEWRmillimeter wave
Newport News/Williamsburg International AirportPHFmillimeter wave
Norfolk International AirportORFmillimeter wave
Northwest Arkansas Regional AirportXNAmillimeter wave
Northwest Florida Beaches International AirportECPmillimeter wave
Oakland International AirportOAKX-ray (backscatter)
Omaha Eppley Field AirportOMAX-ray (backscatter)
Orlando International AirportMCOmillimeter wave
Outagamie County Regional AirportATWmillimeter wave
Pago Pago International AirportPPGmillimeter wave
Palm Beach International AirportPBImillimeter wave
Palm Springs International AirportPSPmillimeter wave
Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional AirportPNSmillimeter wave
Peoria AirportPIAmillimeter wave
Philadelphia International AirportPHLmillimeter wave
Phoenix Sky Harbor International AirportPHXX-ray (backscatter)
Phoenix Williams Gateway AirportIWAX-ray (backscatter)
Piedmont Triad International AirportGSOmillimeter wave
Pittsburgh International AirportPITX-ray (backscatter)
Plattsburgh International AirportPBGmillimeter wave
Port Columbus International AirportCMHX-ray (backscatter)
Portland International AirportPDXmillimeter wave
Portland International JetportPWMmillimeter wave
Provo Municipal AirportPVUmillimeter wave
Pueblo Memorial AirportPUBmillimeter wave
Quad City International AirportMLImillimeter wave
Raleigh-Durham International AirportRDUmillimeter wave
Rapid City Regional AirportRAPmillimeter wave
Redding Municipal AirportRDDmillimeter wave
Reno-Tahoe International AirportRNOmillimeter wave
Richmond International AirportRICmillimeter wave
Roanoke Regional AirportROAmillimeter wave
Roberts Field -Redmond Municipal AirportRDMmillimeter wave
Rochester International Airport (MN)RSTmillimeter wave
Rochester International Airport (NY)ROCmillimeter wave
Ronald Reagan Washington National AirportDCAmillimeter wave
Sacramento International AirportSMFmillimeter wave
Saipan International AirportGSNX-ray (backscatter)
Salt Lake City International AirportSLCmillimeter wave
San Antonio International AirportSATX-ray (backscatter)
San Diego International AirportSANX-ray (backscatter)
San Francisco International AirportSFOmillimeter wave
San Luis County Regional AirportSBPmillimeter wave
Santa Barbara AirportSBAmillimeter wave
Santa Maria Public AirportSMXmillimeter wave
Sarasota Bradenton International AirportSRQmillimeter wave
Savannah/Hilton Head International AirportSAVmillimeter wave
Seattle-Tacoma International AirportSEAX-ray (backscatter)
Sioux Falls AirportFSDmillimeter wave
Southbend Regional AirportSBNmillimeter wave
Southwest Florida International AirportRSWmillimeter wave
Spokane International AirportGEGX-ray (backscatter)
St. Petersburg-Clearwater International AirportPIEmillimeter wave
Stewart International AirportSWFmillimeter wave
T.F. Green AirportPVDX-ray (backscatter)
Tallahassee Regional AirportTLHmillimeter wave
Tampa International AirportTPAmillimeter wave
Ted Stevens Anchorage International AirportANCmillimeter wave
Toledo Express AirportTOLmillimeter wave
Tulsa International AirportTULmillimeter wave
Walker Field AirportGJTmillimeter wave
Washington Dulles International AirportIADX-ray (backscatter)
Wendover AirportENVmillimeter wave
Westchester County AirportHPNmillimeter wave
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International AirportAVPmillimeter wave
Will Rogers World AirportOKCmillimeter wave
Wilmington International AirportILMmillimeter wave
Yampa Valley Regional AirportHDNmillimeter wave
Youngstown-Warren RegionalYNGmillimeter wave

 For the difference between backscatter and millimeter wave scanners, see Pro Publica here.

1 comment:

  1. I regularly take Delta at PHL, and there is no porn scanner their gate yet. Check in online and head for the D,E gates to get your good ol'-fashioned shoe/liquids/laptop removal without scan or grope!

    It truly is a last bastion of freedom.