BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

New TSA rules on carry-on luggage coming to BWI Marshall Airport

New TSA rules on carry-on luggage coming to BWI Marshall Airport

Passengers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport soon will be required to remove any electronic device larger than a cellphone from carry-on luggage before putting it through the X-ray machine during security screenings.

The new rule, announced by the Transportation Security Administration earlier this year, means tablets, e-readers, cameras and other devices must be taken out of their bags and placed in bins by themselves, as has been required for laptops for years.

“This simple step helps TSA officers obtain a clearer X-ray image by uncluttering carry-on bags, thus allowing for a clearer X-ray image for our officers,” Andrea R. Mishoe, TSA’s federal...

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