Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Back Open After Evacuation


By Alabama News Network

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is running as normal today


, after being evacuated Sunday because of a threat.


Airport Authority officials confirmed it was a bomb threat, but would not go into detail about that threat.


The airport was shut down for about two hours, as FBI bomb technicians conducted a sweep of the airport. B

ccording to ABC's affiliate in Birmingham, airport officials confirm an employee found a note in a bathroom. That all happened around 4:00 this afternoon prompting an evacuation of the airport, according to a post on the airport's Facebook page. omb-sniffing dogs found nothing at the scene, according to police. Several flights were diverted during the search, and others delayed.

Stay with Alabama News Network for updates on this developing story.


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