Nightly News   |  November 18, 2013

You can no longer just leave Syracuse airport

The Syracuse airport is testing out a new security measure where people have to be individually cleared to leave the airport. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> we'll be covering this in greater depth, but the airport in syracuse, new york, has installed recently new exit portals, meaning you're not allowed to just leave the airport. you have to enter into a glass pod, wait for it to close behind you, then wait for an automated voice and a green light . that's just to leave the building and walk out of the terminal. while critics say if the official arrival of the police state he. the airport says they're in lieu of human security eyeballing departing passengers, and they do not contain x-rays.