Austin police are investigating a report of a suspicious package found at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, airport officials said in a tweet around 10:30 a.m.
Police said its bomb squad is responding to the airport. Police received a call about the package at 9:56 a.m.
The areas around Security Checkpoint 2 are closed, officials said.
Passengers will still be screened through Security Checkpoint 1.
The roads on the arrival and departure levels of the airport are closed.
“Travelers should anticipate delays and contact their airline for more information regarding their flight status,” airport officials said.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
APD officers are assisting with this incident. Call came in around 9:56 a.m. EOD is en route. Please avoid the area at this time.
Case# 20-2620479 https://t.co/59ZCccccsp
— Austin Police Department (@Austin_Police) September 18, 2020
UPDATE: The roadways on both the arrival and departure level into the terminal are currently closed due to the ongoing security incident. Travelers should anticipate delays and contact their airline for more information regarding their flight status:https://t.co/ASET2XPNax
— Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (@AUStinAirport) September 18, 2020