The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports:
A bomb threat prompted the evacuation Saturday of terminals 2 and 3 and shut down entry to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on its Twitter account that deputies at the airport are investigating a bomb threat reported at around 8:49 a.m.
At around 11:30 a.m., the airport posted an update stating that the lower-level roadway was open and that access to terminals 1 and 4, plus the rental car center, was not impacted. However, a few minutes later, the airport posted another message stating that law enforcement had closed the lower-level roadway again.
Terminal 2 hosts Delta and Air Canada. Terminal 3 includes American, Azul, JetBlue, Sun Country and Sunwing, according to the airport website.
Read the full article.
Travel Alert #4: Law enforcement has just reclosed #FLL‘s lower-level roadway, and the upper-level roadway remains closed due to an ongoing security investigation. We apologize for any inconvenience, but the security & safety of our passengers & employees are our top priority.
— Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int’l Airport (FLL) (@FLLFlyer) July 10, 2021
🚨#BREAKING: Fort Lauderdale International Airport evacuated due to ‘security threat near Terminal 2
Police have evacuated the airport following an ongoing incident occurring at the upper-level roadway near terminal 2
Traffic has been blocked in the area pic.twitter.com/Y58q9HkSAU
— R A W S A L E R T S (@rawsalerts) July 10, 2021
#FLL airport is on lockdown. Gossip from other stranded passengers is that it’s a bomb threat. All terminals closed and evacuated outside. Some passengers who were on planes were deplaned. No planes have taken off for the last 45m pic.twitter.com/vOzP6ZTYFs
— Sunny Han (@sunnythehan) July 10, 2021
#BREAKING — Bomb threat at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Int’l has closed roads leading into airport. “Airport on lockdown,” a deputy told me. “Bomb squad inside checking to see if threat is credible… this will take a while.” Passengers are held outside and inside terminals. pic.twitter.com/OSDnJ1FsYT
— Parker Branton (@ParkerBranton) July 10, 2021
— South Florida Sun Sentinel (@SunSentinel) July 10, 2021
— WPTV (@WPTV) July 10, 2021