Federal Screeners at Springs Airport

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Seventy federal screeners have been deployed to check passengers at the Colorado Springs Airport.

The federal deadline for all commercial airports to have federal screeners is Nov. 19.

Colorado Springs and Denver International are the only two airports in Colorado with federal screeners.

The agency has placed screeners at 122 airports and hired 32,000 screeners so far.

Of those, 17,000 screeners have been deployed or are about to finish training.