Terminals at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport evacuated due to security investigation

Two terminals at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport were evacuated Saturday morning.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, deputies were notified of a bomb threat at the airport at approximately 8:49 a.m.

The airport’s official Twitter account announced that areas of Terminals 2 and 3 had to be evacuated due to a security investigation. Deputies also shut down entry into the airport.

The upper-level roadway has been closed due to the evacuation, and the lower-level roadway was re-closed at approximately 11:45 a.m.

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

BSO’s bomb squad is at the airport investigating the threat.

Deputies are asking anyone planning to head to the airport to avoid the area.

Access to Terminals 1 and 4, as well as the Rental Car Center, has not been impacted, aside from the road closures.

It is not known how this is impacting flights.

This is a breaking news story that will be updated as information is made available.

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