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Denver International Airport in Colorado evacuated a section of its main terminal for "to investigate a possible security threat," according to the airport's Twitter account. The evacuation included the ticket counters for American, Aero Mexico, Air Canada, Lufthansa, and British Airways.
"Denver Police bomb squad is on scene evaluating a suspicious package," the DIA Twitter account tweeted. The ful terminal was reopened after police determined there was no threat. It began near the American Airlines ticket counter when an officer reported the suspiscious package.
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2016-03-22T22:49:37Z 2016-03-22T22:49:37ZThis tweet makes it official:
.@DenverPolice has cleared the suspicious items. No threat found. West terminal will open to the public in a few minutes.— Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) March 22, 2016
2016-03-22T22:38:41Z 2016-03-22T22:38:41ZOne of the two evacuated levels of the west side of Denver Airport’s main terminal is being reopened. Employees are now being allowed back in. Passengers will follow in a few minutes.
2016-03-22T22:21:55Z 2016-03-22T22:21:55ZDenver Airport spokeswoman says there were no changes in security procedure because of the bombings inside the Brussels airport terminal. The suspicious package alert began near the American Airlines ticket counter, according to the spokeswoman.
2016-03-22T22:08:38Z 2016-03-22T22:08:38ZThe Boeing 757 with trouble "landed and rolled out," according to air traffic control radio traffic, ending that drama. But the main terminal is still partially closed as police probe a suspicious object.
2016-03-22T22:06:52Z 2016-03-22T22:06:52ZThis is the best official info we have so far on what is causing the evacuation and search:
Denver Police bomb squad is on scene evaluating a suspicious package. We appreciate your patience as we put passenger safety first— Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) March 22, 2016
Inside DIA from viewer Kim Zippy, where a source confirms PD are reacting to a positive hit from bomb-sniffing dog. pic.twitter.com/wsFVtVgm3f— 9NEWS Denver (@9NEWS) March 22, 2016
2016-03-22T21:41:22Z 2016-03-22T21:41:22ZA Boeing 757 with 135 on board and experiencing mechanical problems is approaching Denver International Airport just as airport police are dealing with a security scare and partial terminal evacuation. The airliner with “rudder and yaw issues” that is causing “lateral oscillations” is about 10 minutes away from DIA’s runway 25, according to an air traffic control radio transmission. No airline is given.
2016-03-22T21:39:59Z 2016-03-22T21:39:59ZPart of the Denver International Airport's terminal is open for business. While some airlines are delaying flights because of the partial closure, the airport is still operating.
Looks like roughly 2/3rds of check in and baggage area in WEST side impacted by this evacuation at DIA. #9news— Chris Vanderveen (@chrisvanderveen) March 22, 2016
Police tape closes west side of DIA pic.twitter.com/EjAyYSWYkG— Justin Beach (@JustinBDenver7) March 22, 2016