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8/26/2009 - Orlando International Selected for Expansion for Department of Homeland Security Trusted Traveler Program

Biometric scanning machine used for “Trusted Traveler Program”
Biometric scanning machine used for “Trusted Traveler Program”

ORLANDO, FL. - Orlando International Airport is one of 13 expanded pilot locations for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Global Entry, Trusted Traveler Program. The expansion brings the total number of airports using the system to 20 nationwide. The program uses a biometric scanning machine to help expedite international arrivals for registered U.S. citizens. According to the DHS, participants in the program can pay a one hundred dollar fee, which is valid for five years, and expedite their arrival time processing by up to 75 percent. For enrollment and information about the Trusted Traveler Program visit the Department of Homeland Security website.

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For more information contact Carolyn Fennell at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055 or Milly Alvarado at Customs and Border Protection at 407-240-4462 ext.239.

 

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