TSA implements additional COVID-19 safety measure at U.S. airports

TSA announced on May 7th that its employees must wear facial protection while at screening checkpoints. The decision to require TSA officers to wear facial protection will be implemented over the coming days. It is an additional measure to help minimize spread of COVID-19 and help raise the overall health and safety level inside the […]

TSA: Fashion Do’s & Don’ts While Going Through the Checkpoint

DO wear slip on shoes! Listen, unless you have TSA Pre✓®…you will have to remove your shoes. So save yourself the hassle of unbuckling, unzipping or untying and bring them slip-ons! DON’T forget your socks! So yeah about those slip-on shoes.  Avoid the cold floor and wear some comfy socks! Make sure you leave the holy ones at […]

Summer Travel Tips from TSA

TSA summer travel

With schools wrapping up for the academic year, the sunny mountains and warm beaches are calling. During the busy summer travel period – which is almost here – TSA will screen millions of passengers and crew. If you’re planning a getaway in the next couple of months, we have a few helpful tips to get […]

Summer Is On The Horizon

Q. What does the summer flight schedule look like?  We have a very busy flight schedule throughout the summer months, especially in the morning hours. Similar to last year, we are encouraging you to arrive 2 hours prior to your flight. Not only will this benefit you, but it will help us move all passengers through the screening […]

AskTSA: Your Holiday Travel Questions Answered

Stepping onto the plane, you’re greeted by smiling flight attendants wearing Santa hats. You slide into your seat, excitedly snap your seatbelt and exhale deeply, thankful that you made it through the security checkpoint with ease. It’s a Christmas wish come true! Earlier today, we announced that we are projecting a record number of flyers this […]

TSA Fourth of July Travel Tips 2018


Transportation Security Administration TSA Fourth of July Travel Tips 2018 Thursday, June 28, 2018 Arrive Early: TSA is projecting one of the busiest Fourth of July travel periods on record! TSA officers will screen 28.3 million passengers and crew from June 28 – July 9, 2018. The upcoming holiday travel period will bring some of […]

Travel Tips: How to Breeze Through TSA Checkpoints This Holiday Travel Season


From airlines.org, an informative article for making this holiday season’s travel a breeze. With Thanksgiving just around the corner and the holiday season following shortly after, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll be hopping onboard a U.S. airline in the coming days or weeks for a visit to friends and family. And with luggage filled […]

PRESS RELEASE: TSA Implements New screening Procedures


    TSA implements new screening procedures for carry-on items at Friedman Memorial Airport Procedures also in place at two other eastern Idaho airports HAILEY, Idaho – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN), which serves Sun Valley, and two other eastern […]

Triennial Emergency Response Drill Successful!

Triennial Drill

On Saturday, June 10th the airport held it’s triennial emergency response drill. From all of us at SUN, we want to pass along a huge thank you to all the volunteers who braved the cold temps and possible dousing by the airport ARFF vehicle. The participation by our 45 “victims” was tremendous, and really helped make […]