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Tips on Bringing Firearms Through Airport Security

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A handgun in a carry-on bag. a hunting rifle in a golf bag. despite this era of airport security officials from the Transportation Security Administration said that these are both examples of what they've dealt with just this year.

TSA officers say that there is a right way and a wrong way to transport your weapons on a plane. Firearms need to be unloaded and locked in a hard case.
Firearms and ammunition need to be checked baggage and your permit for the weapon will also be required.

TSA Spokesperson Lisa Farbstein said, "If you have a round of ammunition in one of your pockets, we're going to detect that and that's going to slow you down significantly. If you have a firearm we have to call the local police that are there at the airport.

Officials say screeners at The Greater Binghamton Airport have not caught firearms illegally going through airport security this year.