Airport promises to move records from under parking deck, covers them with tarp instead


Two weeks after the CBS46 Bulldog exposed boxes upon boxes of airport records stored in disarray below a terminal parking deck at Atlanta's airport, CBS46 found they are still there. Despite the airport saying they were being moved.

The boxes, filled with thousands of parking receipts and cash revenue sheets---which city code requires be kept in case of an audit---were found crushed and thrown about in a locked cage, open to the elements.

This is how the world's busiest airport was storing records required by law to be preserved.

Two weeks ago--airport officials---who thought this was a non-story--promised the documents were being quickly moved to a real storage facility, by a new contractor.

But when we sent our cameras back this week, the majority of the boxes appeared unmoved. Covered by massive blue tarps instead, to shield the records from public view.

The airport said in a previous statement, there is no sensitive personal information contained in the records. But did not explain why records needed for audit are being stored like trash.

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