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TSA Checkpoint At Bush Airport’s Terminal B To Remain Closed Until Further Notice

The ticketing counters will also remain closed. The checkpoint and ticketing counters originally closed on January 13 because of the federal government’s partial shutdown.

The Houston Airports System (HAS) announced Friday that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security checkpoint and the ticketing counters in Terminal B at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) will remain closed until further notice, even though the Senate passed Friday a short-term deal to reopen the federal government with the endorsement of President Donald Trump.

The checkpoint and ticketing counters originally closed on January 13 in response to staffing issues associated with the partial shutdown of the federal government.

All other operations at Terminal B are open, and flights scheduled to depart from and arrive at Terminal B will operate as normal. Passengers with flights scheduled to depart from Terminal B are being directed to the ticket counters and TSA checkpoints located in Terminal C and Terminal E.

For passengers flying out of Terminal B, once checked in and through security at Terminal C or Terminal E, they can walk or take the Skyway tram to Terminal B to reach their departing gate. Passengers can utilize the interactive terminal map available on fly2houston.com or the terminal maps available on the interactive visitor kiosks to help navigate their way back to Terminal B.

The HAS said there are six TSA security lanes at Bush Airport still operating as normal.

Passengers choosing to use the Terminal B parking garage can still do so and use the terminal subway system to reach either Terminal C or Terminal E to check in and go through security screening.

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