LaGuardia Airport terminal evacuated due to suspicious vehicle
NEW YORK – Officials say a terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport that was evacuated has been reopened after an abandoned vehicle was cleared.
Alana Calmi, a spokeswoman for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, says in a statement that Terminal B at LaGuardia was closed and passengers were evacuated late Thursday due to an abandoned vehicle near the terminal.
Strong military presence at Laguardia. Supposedly unattended vehicle in arrival area. Asking all to evacuate terminal B. pic.twitter.com/CWjIdVUYhB— Rachel Moylan (@rachelamoylan) September 23, 2016
All passengers leaving terminal B at Laguardia Airport. pic.twitter.com/88liFE6uk1— Rachel Moylan (@rachelamoylan) September 23, 2016
The vehicle was cleared a short time later.
The terminal was reopened after midnight Friday.