TSA baggage-screening equipment repaired after being down at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport
Travelers should allow time for manual baggage checks
ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE
The screening equipment has been repaired and is working again.
Transportation Security Administration screening equipment is temporarily down at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, according to airport officials.
Wait times are increased at the security checkpoint.
Officials ask travelers to allow for additional travel time for check-in and screening, as TSA officials will have to manually screen baggage.
Airport officials say a technician is en route for repairs, but they don't know at this time when the problem will be fixed.
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