Customs, Border Control, And Security Procedures

CBP has a crisis plan set up, and in occasion, a universal flight is occupied to LBB. The handling and security of travelers will be under the purview of CBP upon their on-scene appearance. Nonetheless, all carriers ought to consider having universal airplanes occupy to an air terminal that normally forms worldwide flights. The Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) fills in as the area's United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) assigned universal port of passage. A CBP Port Director workplaces at the air terminal. The Lubbock FTZ-260 was affirmed by the Foreign-Trade Zones Board on January 14, 2004, and covers 693 sections of land on the LBB.

FTZ's are secure regions endorsed by the U.S. Branch of Commerce and under the supervision of the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP). FTZ's are viewed as outside of U.S. Customs Territory for motivations behind obligation installment. Situated at or approach (60 miles max.) customs ports of passage, they are the United States adaptation of what is referred to globally as facilitated commerce zones.