TSA Security Checkpoint

Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago, IL
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  • "... by using the priority lane on the right." (2 tips)
  • "... line by using the priority lane on the right." (2 tips)
  • "FYI, you don't have to remove your shoes anymore. Take a few minutes before you..." (2 tips)
  • Mike F.

    Use the expert traveler line. People are scared of it.

    Mike F. · April 26, 2010
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  • George

    You'll come for the patdown, you'll stay for the cavity search.

    George · August 15, 2012
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  • jonas

    Pretend your rights aren't being violated

    jonas · August 30, 2012
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  • Tim M.

    Where you going boo?

    Tim M. · May 31, 2013
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  • HudsonsLuxury B.

    Craziest lines ever!!!

    HudsonsLuxury B. · April 26, 2012
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  • Phong N.

    You're corralled passed the ID check now and directed to a checkpoint. Hope you don't get the body scan!

    Phong N. · March 14, 2012
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  • Phong N.

    Watch for merging lines! Super slow.

    Phong N. · March 14, 2012
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  • jonas

    Be nice to the TSA Employees. .it's not their fault. There's nothing you can do about it here at the checkpoint. Vote and write your Congressmen.

    jonas · September 20, 2013
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  • Andrew D.

    Get here early.......

    Andrew D. · May 3, 2013
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  • Matt M.

    Free feel ups.

    Matt M. · February 15, 2013
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  • Jeff W.

    Get on the A-List and zip through security. Also remember 3-3-1. Remove your shoes and all metal objects.

    Jeff W. · January 27, 2013
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  • 🔊Eddie Getdown O.

    It's a long line make sure you eat & use the bathroom before you get to this point!

    🔊Eddie Getdown O. · January 1, 2013
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  • Rod A.

    It's went fast n cool

    Rod A. · September 13, 2012
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  • scott c.

    Biggest cluster.....of of airport security I have ever seen. Get with it Chicago. Hope I don't go on a watch list......

    scott c. · May 8, 2012
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  • Kamal B.

    Give pilots and support staff their own line instead of having them cut through the business select line

    Kamal B. · April 5, 2012
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  • Mike B.

    The far right line takes you through the rights-violating strip search machine. Stay left to avoid getting strip searched & irradiated.

    Mike B. · November 26, 2011
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  • Mana I.

    Stay away from the lanes on the right. Family lanes actually move faster.

    Mana I. · October 19, 2011
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  • Christophe B.

    Keep your ticket and I'd handy

    Christophe B. · June 22, 2010
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  • @jason_

    FYI, you don't have to remove your shoes anymore. Take a few minutes before you approach the checkpoint to make sure you have your stuff together to speed the process along.

    @jason_ · 1 week ago
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  • Timothy

    Always Opt Out!

    Timothy · December 13, 2013
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  • Brian S.

    I don't know why they have priority boarding lanes when they herd you back into the general lanes to wait.

    Brian S. · November 9, 2013
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  • Cia

    Fly A List on Southwest and you can bypass the massive security line by using the priority lane on the right.

    Cia · October 18, 2013
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  • Lane W.

    Stay to the left in lane 2, line moves faster because lane 1 is reserved for special needs but agents will let part of lane 2 use the line.

    Lane W. · August 21, 2013
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  • Janine S.

    Use the middle lanes. They sometimes get TWO reps. Whereas the outer lanes always haves share a single person.

    Janine S. · July 30, 2013
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  • Josh V.

    Not going anywhere for awhile? Might want to bring a Snickers with you.

    Josh V. · May 15, 2013
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  • Jennifer J.

    This is still so much better then LAX....

    Jennifer J. · May 5, 2013
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  • Joel W.

    Doggone it, I still like these guys. :-)

    Joel W. · December 25, 2012
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  • Ali S.

    Don't be fooled by the metal detectors and think this is an easy Tsa checkpoint. These guys have no idea what they are looking for. They will also always bag check you.

    Ali S. · December 19, 2012
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  • Nauman N.

    In the morning, arriving before 430am means no lines. For the early birds, getting in that little bit early means a big difference.

    Nauman N. · December 10, 2012
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  • Tiffany D.

    Don't fly on Monday mornings.....ugh!!!!

    Tiffany D. · September 30, 2012
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  • Drew

    Watch for k Bencak sightings. Super famous but very friendly. Often seen here

    Drew · April 15, 2012
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  • Cindy

    TSA here needs to take lessons from ATL. This is ridiculous!!!

    Cindy · March 9, 2012
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  • Kevin S.

    Porter folks use priority lanes

    Kevin S. · March 1, 2012
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  • Steve R.

    I second Mike best investment I ever made and as of now no body scanners

    Steve R. · February 13, 2012
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  • Joe M.

    Give yourself a little extra time!

    Joe M. · February 1, 2012
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  • Karl H.

    So slow...so very slow.

    Karl H. · January 11, 2012
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  • Ron K.

    Preferred boarding security lanes are hard to see when It's packed but just look a little harder. The land will be on either wall

    Ron K. · November 19, 2011
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  • Andrew R.

    arrive early and be ready for loooong lines

    Andrew R. · June 11, 2011
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  • Augusta C.

    This is a terrible place to spend the night. But if you take Southwest, you may have to! The desk clerks are rude, and the rent a cops get off on bullying hapless travelers.

    Augusta C. · April 2, 2011
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