Safer airport designs include advice from explosives experts

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (AP)  -- Since the September 11 attacks, airports…

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (AP)  — Since the September 11 attacks, airports have poured millions of dollars into safety upgrades as authorities collaborate with explosives experts to design plans that encompass everything from the most secure place for parking garages to more efficient security checkpoints.  New luggage scanners are able to check for explosives at a combined rate of 3,600 bags an hour and parking structures are now located at least 350 feet away from airport terminals to provide safety buffers.  New windows that will fold like a drape when broken instead of exploding into shards of glass have also been incorporated into today’s safer airport designs.  For more details on this, click here and return back to comment.

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