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This is a detector of radioactive materials (to make sure passengers are not carrying anything radioactive), possibly model "TSA PM700" from Rapiscan Systems. From the site: A high sensitivity walk-through radiation portal monitor to automatically scan pedestrian traffic for radioactive materials. High Sensitivity Portal Monitor Continuously ...


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To backup the already correct answer, what you're looking at is a Radiation Portal Monitor. They vary in size depending on what they're scanning. They are designed to scan for radioactive materials. I've seen car-scale versions of these at the border-control in Calais, most likely acting on behalf of Project Cyclamen with more info found here. Funnily ...


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If it's on the same ticket, it's not your problem. They have to allow enough time, or all their passengers will be running into the same problem. Odds are good that it might even be the same plane (eg Qantas from London to Sydney via Bangkok, you get off in Bangkok, walk through security, turn around and come back onto the plane, all in an hour. If it's ...


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Presumably you're flying on Air Baltic. Here's what they say on their website: Security check and passport control. If you are travelling from: Schengen to Schengen country - you do not need to go through a security check and passport control. Schengen to Non-Schengen country - you have to go through passport control. Non-Schengen to Schengen ...


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There are a couple (literally: I saw 2) publicly accessible sockets in the primary B terminal, which is nice and modern but very crowded; both of the sockets I saw were in use, which isn't surprising because there were probably a couple hundred people in the terminal. However, but there are many more sockets in the A terminal, which is older, dirty, and ...


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Latvia and Denmark are both in the Schengen area, so no matter which passport you have, Riga is where it will be checked. After you pass though the Schengen outer border in Riga, immigration authorities won't care whether you go into the city or take a connecting intra-Schengen flight (or both). For a flight connection on a single ticket, on a single ...


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