Rapid City Regional Airport Departures

TSA procedures

At Rapid City Regional Airport, security screening and procedures are done by Transportation Security Administration, known as TSA. At TSA checkpoints, travelers are asked to remove their electronic devices, shoes, and jackets and place them in the bind for further screening. TSA officers demand that passengers must remove any electronic device more significant than a cell phone from their carry-on bags. These devices might include E-readers, game systems, tablets, I pads, laptops, and so on. Along with the carry-on bags and electronic devices, travelers also go under a full-body scanner. Passengers should organize their carry-on bags accordingly to the TSA prohibited item rule.


At TSA checkpoints, every adult who is 18 years old or older must provide a valid identification document to the TSA officer. These identification documents include these forms: U.S. passport, U.S. passport card, DHS trusted traveler cards, Permanent resident card, Border crossing card, Federally recognized, tribal-issued photo ID, Foreign government-issued passport, State-issued Enhanced Driver's License, Transportation worker identification credential, U.S. Merchant Mariner Credential, and so on.

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