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TIA speeds up passport process

 Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano, (right) talks about the new Automated Passport Control kiosks, behind him, with him are Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-Tampa) and  Congressman Dennis Ross (R-Lakeland) at a press conference was held Monday 8/18/14 at Tampa International Airport to launch and demonstrate the airport's new Automated Passport Control kiosks for international travelers entering the U.S.  Also at the event were Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-Tarpon Springs),  Congressman David Jolly (R-St. Petersburg),and John Choinski of Customs and Border Protection.  United State passengers returning from overseas will be able to put their passports in the machine and speed up the return process.

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Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano, (right) talks about the new Automated Passport Control kiosks, behind him, with him are Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-Tampa) and Congressman Dennis Ross (R-Lakeland) at a press conference was held Monday 8/18/14 at Tampa International Airport to launch and demonstrate the airport's new Automated Passport Control kiosks for international travelers entering the U.S. Also at the event were Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-Tarpon Springs), Congressman David Jolly (R-St. Petersburg),and John Choinski of Customs and Border Protection. United State passengers returning from overseas will be able to put their passports in the machine and speed up the return process.

SKIP O'ROURKE | Times

Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano, right, talks Monday about the new Automated Passport Control kiosks at a news conference at the airport with U.S. Reps. Dennis Ross, R-Lakeland, and Kathy Castor, D-Tampa. TIA launched and demonstrated the new kiosks, shown in the background, for international travelers entering the United States. American passengers returning from overseas will be able to put their passports in the machine and speed up the return process. Congressmen Gus Bilirakis, R-Tarpon Springs, and David Jolly, R-St. Petersburg, also attended.

TIA speeds up passport process 08/18/14 [Last modified: Monday, August 18, 2014 9:26pm]

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