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1072. Airline Passenger Screening Results

[Calendar year data (585 represents 585,000,000)]

 
ITEM 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
Persons screened (mil.) 585 993 1,145 1,015 1,111 1,150 1,261 1,263 1,497 1,660 1,903
 
WEAPONS DETECTED
Firearms, total 1,914 2,913 2,549 1,644 2,608 2,798 2,994 2,390 2,155 2,067 1,515
  Handguns 1,878 2,823 2,490 1,597 2,503 2,707 2,860 2,230 1,999 1,905 1,401
  Long guns 36 90 59 47 105 91 134 160 156 162 114
Other/other dangerous articles 108 74 304 275 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Exlposive/incendiary devices 8 12 15 94 167 251 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
 
Persons arrested:
  Carrying firearms/explosives 1,031 1,310 1,336 893 1,282 1,354 1,433 1,194 999 924 660
  Giving false information 32 42 18 28 13 31 35 68 131 72 86
 
Bomb threats received:
  Against airports 1,179 477 448 498 188 304 250 346 (X) (NA) (NA)
  Against aircraft 268 153 338 388 215 248 218 327 (X) (NA) (NA)


NA Not available. X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, 1999, Internet site (accessed 14 August 2000).

http://www.bts.gov/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1072_airline_passenger_screening_results.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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