Have gun — won’t travel.
Last year, the Transportation Security Administration officers uncovered 1,828 firearms at airports nationwide, a 20% increase from 2012, according to a study by Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
The tally represents the fifth year in a row that the number of guns confiscated by the TSA has increased.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — the world’s busiest airport — had the greatest number of uncovered guns, 110, according to the study. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport came in second with 98 guns, and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston came in third with 76.
A vast majority of the confiscated guns — 84% — were loaded when TSA officials found them, the study said.