CLEAR Makes Cincinnati Its 30th Airport Location

Jun 3, 2019

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Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has become the latest airport to receive CLEAR, the biometric identity service that helps speed flyers through airport security lines.

The news that CLEAR is coming to CVG comes less than a week after the service debuted at Boston Logan’s (BOS) Terminal A, home to gates for Delta, Southwest and WestJet.

At Cincinnati, CLEAR kiosks will be available at the airport’s main security checkpoint, enabling CLEAR customers to use the service no matter which airline they are flying.

“Our mission is to make travel through CVG an unforgettably positive experience, and with the added convenience of CLEAR, we’ll be able to continue to deliver on that mission,” CVG airport CEO Candace McGraw said in a statement.

CLEAR members submit fingerprint and iris scans to the company, which uses those biometric scans to confirm a traveler’s identify when he or she arrives to the airport security. CLEAR customers present themselves at a special CLEAR kiosk that’s typically adjacent to the security queues. Once there, CLEAR personal confirm travelers’ identities after a fingerprint or iris scan. Then, members are escorted to the front of the queue to go through security.

Overall, Cincinnati becomes CLEAR’s 30th airport location. In addition to airports, CLEAR operates identification checkpoints at venues like stadiums and arenas.

A CLEAR membership costs $179 per year, but you can pay $149 for your first year with promo code TPG149. Delta SkyMiles members and certain Delta co-branded credit card holders also can get a discounted rate. (See TPG‘s full guide to CLEAR for a more detalied look, plus our list of all locations offering the service.)

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