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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 29, 2016

Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport to Host TSA Pre✓® Temporary Enrollment Center Event


MESA, Ariz. — Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, in coordination with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), have announced a temporary enrollment center event for TSA Pre✓® signups. The event will take place from January 23, 2017 to January 27, 2017 with appointment times available between 8 AM and 5 PM. 

TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and more efficient screening experience. For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA Pre✓® has more than 450 lanes at 167 U.S. airports.

This enrollment event makes it easier for travelers located in the East Valley to sign up for the program.  We encourage applicants to Pre-Enroll ahead of time by simply clicking here, choose “Pre-Enroll” then “Apply Now” and fill out steps 1 through 4. Once you arrive at step 4 of 4, type in your location “Mesa, AZ” and then be sure to choose “Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport”. Next, at the bottom of the screen, select an appointment time (the first available shows, but you can use the drop down to choose a different date and/or time).

IMPORTANT! To complete the application process, you will need to bring proof of identity and U.S. citizen documentation (such as a U.S. Passport or a birth certificate and a driver license). If you have a valid U.S. passport, that is all you need for ID! Please visit for a complete list of required documents. 

The application process is completed on site where we capture fingerprints for a background check and collect the $85 application for five years of service. The fee can be paid by credit card, money order, company check, or certified/cashier's check. Cash and personal checks are not accepted.

TSA Pre✓® lanes is one more way that makes flying out of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Just Plane Easy.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event

Date:     January 23, 2017 through January 27, 2017

             M-TH: 8:00 – 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

             F: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Location:  General Aviation Center (5803 S. Sossaman Road, Mesa, AZ 85212)

For more information about Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport please visit


About Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport:
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority (PMGAA).  PMGAA consists of representation from Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Gila River Indian Community, Phoenix, and Apache Junction. Gateway Airport offers nonstop passenger service to 38 cities via Allegiant Airlines and welcomes more than 1.3 million passengers each year. Corporate, military and general aviation customers are served by Gateway Aviation Services, a 24-hour full service FBO located just north of the passenger terminal.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Media Contact:
Ryan Smith, Strategic Communications/Government Relations
Phone: 480-988-7617