Jackson airport fined $7,500 over security breach

Font Size:Default font sizeLarger font size.JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole Airport says the Transportation Security Administration has fined it $7,500 for a security breach during the winter holiday season.

Airport Director Ray Bishop said Wednesday an employee of a contractor for the airport's new baggage handling system went into a secured area without the proper badge. Bishop says the employee of The Horsely Co. had gone into a construction area.

He says the contractor has reimbursed the airport for the cost of the infraction.

Bishop says the airport has shored up its training program.

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