Best Airport Security Checkpoints

Courtesy of the Kansas City Aviation Department

What makes a good airport great? Efficiency. And these hubs are best at getting you through check-in and security smoothly, according to T+L readers.

No. 20 Kansas City International Airport, Kansas City, MO (MCI)

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Although passenger numbers dropped 4 percent in 2012—a trend that so far has continued into 2013—this Midwest airport serving nearly 10 million annual fliers has big plans for the future. A proposed $1.2 billion redevelopment would consolidate MCI’s three terminals into one, centralizing security into a single location and expediting check-in for quicker ticketing and bag drop. But the plan has sparked local controversy among some who believe the expense isn’t necessary for an already efficient airport.

Best Airport Security Checkpoints

No. 20 Kansas City International Airport, Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Although passenger numbers dropped 4 percent in 2012—a trend that so far has continued into 2013—this Midwest airport serving nearly 10 million annual fliers has big plans for the future. A proposed $1.2 billion redevelopment would consolidate MCI’s three terminals into one, centralizing security into a single location and expediting check-in for quicker ticketing and bag drop. But the plan has sparked local controversy among some who believe the expense isn’t necessary for an already efficient airport.

Courtesy of the Kansas City Aviation Department
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