Daytona Beach airport evacuated over 'suspicious package'

Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) was evacuated early on Tuesday morning after a "suspicious bag" was discovered during a security screening.

The bag was cleared by 7:30 a.m., with normal operations expected to resume shortly afterward.

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The Volusia Sheriff’s Office says the suspicious “package” was reported at approximately 6:15 a.m. The type of package, or its contents, was not disclosed.

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Footage shared to Twitter from just outside the airport shows passengers waiting outside just after the evacuation.

The airport confirmed shortly before 7:30 a.m. that normal operations were resuming as the bag has “since been cleared.”

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A representative for the Daytona Beach International Airport was not immediately available to offer further comment.

The Volusia Sheriff’s Office promised more information as it becomes available.