All TSA Checkpoints Briefly Shut Down This Morning At Charlotte Douglas Airport


This morning at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, flyers were met with lines that wrapped around the lobby after the airport abruptly shut down all TSA checkpoints.

At about 6am, Charlotte Douglas sent out a tweet saying all checkpoints were closed for a sudden “security inspection.”

According to airport officials, TSA identified a significant “security issue”, which prompted an immediate shut down of all checkpoints. No other details have yet been provided.

About an hour later, they announced that all TSA checkpoints were reopened, but to allow for extra time due to long lines;