Do you need to wear a mask in the airport? Here's your guide to the airports still enforcing mask requirements, and the ones who have ditched mask mandates altogether.
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The federal government is no longer enforcing a transportation mask mandate and some airports have taken the opportunity to ditch mask rules. That said, not every airport is on board.

Many public transportation services from airlines to trains have ditched masks after a federal judge in Florida voided the federal transportation mask mandate this week and the Transportation Security Administration stopped enforcing it. In response, the Department of Justice said it disagreed with the decision and has vowed to appeal "subject to CDC's conclusion that the order remains necessary for public health."

Following the ruling, all major airlines in the United States, Amtrak, and ride share services Uber and Lyft made masks optional for both customers and employees. Additionally, several city public transportation services lifted mask requirements, including the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the Chicago Transit Authority, and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

However, some transportation services, like New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will still require masks be worn along with several airports across the country.

These are the airports that require masks to be worn in the terminals, and the major airports across the country that don't.

Travelers at Los Angeles International Airport both wearing and and not wearing facemasks
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Airports Requiring Masks

Airports Not Requiring Masks

Alison Fox is a contributing writer for Travel + Leisure. When she's not in New York City, she likes to spend her time at the beach or exploring new destinations and hopes to visit every country in the world. Follow her adventures on Instagram.