[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 58 (Monday, March 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17492-17493]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7227]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[CBP Dec. No. 12-05]


Expansion of Global Entry to Additional Airports

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has established an 
international trusted traveler program, referred to as Global Entry, at 
twenty major U.S. airports. Global Entry allows pre-approved, low-risk 
participants expedited entry into the United States using Global Entry 
kiosks located at designated airports. This document announces the 
expansion of the program to include four additional airports.

DATES: Global Entry will be available at all four airport locations on 
or before September 22, 2012. The exact starting date for each airport 
location will be announced on the Web site at http://www.globalentry.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Panetta, Office of Field 
Operations, (202) 344-1253, Larry.Panetta@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

 Background

Global Entry Program

    Global Entry is a voluntary program that allows for the expedited 
clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers arriving in the United 
States at Global Entry kiosks located at designated airports. The 
Global Entry final rule, published on February 6, 2012, promulgated the 
regulation to establish Global Entry as a permanent regulatory program 
and contains a detailed description of the program, the eligibility 
criteria, the application and selection process, and the initial 
airport locations. See 77 FR 5681 and 8 CFR 235.12. Travelers who wish 
to participate in Global Entry must apply via the CBP Global Entry Web 
site, http://www.globalentry.gov or through the Global On-Line 
Enrollment System (GOES) Web site, https://goes-app.cbp.dhs.gov. 
Applications must be completed and submitted electronically.
    The twenty airports initially chosen for Global Entry were those 
facilities which typically experience the largest numbers of travelers 
arriving from outside of the United States. They include:
     John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, New York 
(JFK);
     The George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas 
(IAH);
     The Washington Dulles International Airport, Sterling, 
Virginia (IAD);
     Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California 
(LAX);
     Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, 
Georgia (ATL);
     Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois 
(ORD);

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     Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida (MIA);
     Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey 
(EWR);
     San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, 
California (SFO);
     Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Florida (MCO);
     Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Romulus, 
Michigan (DTW);
     Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas 
(DFW);
     Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii (HNL);
     Boston--Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts 
(BOS);
     Las Vegas--McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, 
Nevada (LAS);
     Sanford--Orlando International Airport, Sanford, Florida 
(SSB);
     Seattle--Tacoma International Airport-SEATAC, Seattle, 
Washington (STT);
     Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania (PHL);
     San Juan--Luis Munos Marin International Airport, San 
Juan, Puerto Rico (SAJ);
     Ft. Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Fort 
Lauderdale, Florida (FLL), including the General Aviation Facility 
private aircraft terminal.
    The preamble to the final rule states that when CBP is ready to 
expand Global Entry to additional airports and has selected the 
airports, CBP will publish an announcement in the Federal Register and 
in a posting on the Web site, http://www.globalentry.gov.

Expansion of Global Entry Program to Additional Airports

    CBP is expanding the Global Entry program to include the following 
four additional airports: St. Paul International Airport, Minneapolis, 
Minnesota (MSP); Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, 
North Carolina (CLT); Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, 
Phoenix, Arizona (PHX); and Denver International Airport, Denver, 
Colorado (DEN). Global Entry will become operational at all four 
airports on or before September 22, 2012. The exact starting dates of 
the expansion of Global Entry to each airport location will be 
announced on the Web site at http://www.globalentry.gov.

    Dated: March 21, 2012.
Kevin K. McAleenan,
Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations.
[FR Doc. 2012-7227 Filed 3-23-12; 8:45 am]
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