[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 58 (Monday, March 26, 2012)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7227]
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
ACTION: General notice.
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.
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
The George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas
The Washington Dulles International Airport, Sterling,
Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta,
Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois
Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida (MIA);
Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey
San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco,
Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Florida (MCO);
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Romulus,
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas
Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii (HNL);
Boston--Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts
Las Vegas--McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas,
Sanford--Orlando International Airport, Sanford, Florida
Seattle--Tacoma International Airport-SEATAC, Seattle,
Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia,
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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