How Checked Bags Get on the Plane

They go on a 6-mile ride


Fri, Jul 1st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Smithsonian Channel has a behind-the-scenes video showing how your luggage reaches your plane — hopefully.

Your bags usually make the same journey you do. But before they've even boarded, they're in for a six-mile automated trip through the bowels of the airport.

The video has since been removed, but this one is just as interesting.



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