The most dreaded part of air travel? Going through airport security. Check out these moments from airport security pat-downs and full-body scans.
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A TSA worker inspects a female traveler at Denver International Airport.
A woman is given a pat-down by a TSA screener at LaGuardia Airport in New York.
A TSA screener talks to a man before giving him a physical pat-down at LaGuardia Airport.
A passenger listens to instructions from a TSA agent as he undergoes a full body scan before boarding his flight at Washington Reagan National Airport.
A passenger is scanned using "backscatter x-ray technology" at a security check-point at Logan Airport in Boston, MA.
A TSA agent dons rubber gloves at a security checkpoint at Washington Reagan National Airport.
A computer screen shows a scan of a security official in a RapiScan full-body scanner being tested at Manchester Airport in Manchester, England.
A TSA security officer looks at a computer screen image that shows a person during a demonstration at the U.S. Transporation Security Administration Systems Integration Facility in Washington. The advanced imaging technologies are used to screen passengers for metallic and non-metallic threats.
A TSA officer carries out a physical search on a passenger at a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.
A passenger holding her baby prepares to go through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport.
A TSA employee (L) watches as airline passengers empty the contents of their pockets and bags onto trays at a security chekckpoint at Washington Reagan National Airport.