TSA Approves 4 More Security Lanes at Pittsburgh Airport

IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- Those long security checkpoint lines at Pittsburgh International Airport figure to get a little shorter by next year.

That's because the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has approved four more security lanes at the airport in its now-vacant commuter terminal. Those lanes would augment eight already in use at the airport's Landside terminal.

Kent George, executive director of the Allegheny County Airport Authority, said it will cost about $3.5 million to add the lanes, which probably won't open until next year. But airport officials are going to push the project along in hopes it might be finished before then.