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Security at airports nationwide, including Billings, tightens amid Iran strife

Posted at 9:50 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 16:13:29-05

Due to the conflict in the Middle East, U.S. airports, including Billings Logan International are now operating under a terrorism Advisory.

The Department of Homeland Security ordered increased security presence at large and small airports.

Shane Ketterling, Billings assistant director of aviation, told Q2 Tuesday he cannot divulge specifics about the Billings airport but adds security are working behind the scenes.

Homeland Security urges Americans to continue to travel and attend public events but asks travelers to report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.