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July 11, 2019 – Blue Grass Airport invites community members and passengers to enroll in TSA Pre✓®, an expedited screening program. This temporary enrollment event will take place at Blue Grass Airport from July 15-19, 2019. TSA Pre✓® enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a more efficient screening experience. For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts.

Applying for TSA Pre✓® through this local enrollment event is easy. First, applicants are encouraged to Pre-Enroll ahead of time by simply: clicking here, click "Start Application Now!", choose "New Enrollment" and fill out steps 1 through 4. At step 4 of 4, type in "Lexington, KY" and choose "Blue Grass Airport." Next, at the bottom of the screen select an appointment time (first available auto-populates however applicants can use the drop-down menu to select a different date and/or time). The total cost to enjoy five years of TSA Pre✓® in all participating U.S. airports is $85 per person.

IMPORTANT! To complete the application process, applicants will need to bring proof of identity and U.S. citizen documentation (such as a U.S. Passport or a birth certificate with a driver's license). A valid U.S. Passport is all you need as proof of identification.

The application process is completed on-site, including fingerprints for background check and collection of the $85 application fee. The fee can be paid by credit card, money order, company check or certified/cashier's check. Cash and personal checks are not accepted.

Today, TSA Pre✓® has more than 450 lanes at 200+ U.S. airports. Enroll in TSA Pre✔® and begin to enjoy the expedited security screening program that helps take the stress out of travel:

Located in Lexington, Kentucky, Blue Grass Airport offers non-stop and connecting service to hundreds of destinations worldwide. The airport serves more than 1.3 million passengers annually and supports our community with an economic output exceeding $370 million. Receive the latest airport news by liking us on Facebook at, following us on LinkedIn at or following us on Twitter at