Last point of departure airports: The key facts

ECAC Standard 3 large airports

An easy to digest overview of the regulatory requirements for all airports with direct flights into the US

270 airports and 180 airlines in 105 countries operate flights into the US. The TSA regulations regarding these Last Points of Departure (LPDs) are complex and we felt it would be useful to develop a summary of the main points as a quick reference.

Harald Jentsch
Head of Baggage Handling Solutions
Harald Jentsch is a certified electrical engineer in measurement/control technology.. He joined Smiths Detection in 2001, serving in various training and product management roles, leading the development of products and their launch into the global market. From 2010 to 2016 Harald was leading the sales activities for hold baggage and conventional X-ray systems. In October 2016, Harald became head of hold baggage solutions, a strategic role to help guide Smiths Detection's product portfolio in accordance with regulator and market requirements. Since November 2018, Harald additionally covers the position of head of air cargo solutions.
Harald Jentsch
Head of Baggage Handling Solutions
Harald Jentsch is a certified electrical engineer in measurement/control technology.. He joined Smiths Detection in 2001, serving in various training and product management roles, leading the development of products and their launch into the global market. From 2010 to 2016 Harald was leading the sales activities for hold baggage and conventional X-ray systems. In October 2016, Harald became head of hold baggage solutions, a strategic role to help guide Smiths Detection's product portfolio in accordance with regulator and market requirements. Since November 2018, Harald additionally covers the position of head of air cargo solutions.