Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Terminals Reopen After Security Risk Cleared – NBC 6 South Florida

Two terminals at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport have reopened after being evacuated Saturday due to a security risk, officials said on the airport’s Twitter account.

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified, shortly after 8:30 a.m. Saturday of a bomb threat at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Travel #Alert No. 5: (A) The upper/lower level roadways to #FLL have reopened & airport operations are gradually returning to normal after law enforcement cleared an earlier security incident at Terminals 2 & 3. Please be patient as FLL employees restart operations. See more…

— Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int’l Airport (FLL) (@FLLFlyer) July 10, 2021

Travel Alert #5 (B) More…#FLL security incident is cleared & travelers are advised to check with their airline for updated flight info before heading to FLL. Apologies for any inconvenience, & we appreciate your understanding while we work to get everyone safely on their way.

— Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int’l Airport (FLL) (@FLLFlyer) July 10, 2021

As a precaution, Terminals 2 and 3 were evacuated and entry to the airport was shut down, deputies said.

BSO’s bomb squad unit was also on scene investigating the incident.

Social media showed traffic backups on roads leading to the airport, however upper and lower roadways have also been reopened and airport operations are gradually returning to normal, the airport said in a tweet.

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