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No. 2 New York (LGA)

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One of the smallest major airports, LaGuardia was not designed to accommodate a sprawling 21st-century security apparatus. But here’s a bit of encouraging news: X-ray body scanners at LGA (and JFK) are being replaced by millimeter wave scanners that work faster and should speed up the security process. Still, an ongoing beef is security personnel who are too “hands on.” Urban planner Nancy Campbell is among those allegedly groped. “If I had been physically attacked,” she told the local press after her 2011 close encounter of the TSA kind, “this would have been a very, very similar experience.”

Most Annoying Airport Security Checkpoints

No. 2 New York (LGA)

One of the smallest major airports, LaGuardia was not designed to accommodate a sprawling 21st-century security apparatus. But here’s a bit of encouraging news: X-ray body scanners at LGA (and JFK) are being replaced by millimeter wave scanners that work faster and should speed up the security process. Still, an ongoing beef is security personnel who are too “hands on.” Urban planner Nancy Campbell is among those allegedly groped. “If I had been physically attacked,” she told the local press after her 2011 close encounter of the TSA kind, “this would have been a very, very similar experience.”

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Most Annoying Airport Security Checkpoints

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