Travelers, employees required to wear face covering at DFW Airport starting Thursday

FILE - A TSA agent looks at his cell phone while wearing a mask and gloves at Sky Harbor Airport on March 12, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.

All travelers and employees at DFW Airport will be required to wear a face covering starting on Thursday.

The airport is now in line with mask ordinances mandated by Dallas and Tarrant counties.

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There could be up to a $500 fine imposed on businesses that don’t comply.

The airport is also continuing enhanced cleaning and sanitization.

People are being asked to bring their own face covering, and a face covering can be taken off while eating food or drinking.

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