TSA Reports Record 60,833 Screened at MSP Airport Monday

February 06, 2018 12:21 PM

They came, they saw, they left ... a lot of them.

The Transportation Security Administration at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has confirmed the airport set a one-day record for the number of people screened at security checkpoints Monday with a total of 60,833.

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The day after the Super Bowl is always a busy one at the airport in the host city, and Monday breaks MSP's old mark of 47,200 people, set back in March of last year.

RELATED: TSA: More Than 60K Passengers Screened in Record Travel Day at MSP

On a typical day, around 34,000 people pass through security checkpoints at the airport, according to a release from TSA.

The release states additional resources were added to supplement the workforce at MSP, including more than 100 TSA officers from other airports.

RELATED: Historic Day Expected Monday at MSP Airport after Super Bowl

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