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Airline Flight # Gate Arriving From Time Status
AirTran 205 B13 Atlanta 10:49 PM On Time
American 2822 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 7:05 PM Arrived
American 1276 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 10:50 PM On Time
American 3504 A1 Miami 9:00 PM 8:55 PM
American 3011 A1 New York-LGA 9:30 PM On Time
Delta 1198 B15 Atlanta 6:56 PM Arrived
Delta 1124 B15 Atlanta 9:00 PM 8:49 PM
Delta 5407 B10 Boston 8:27 PM 8:21 PM
Delta 5451 B14 Cincinnati 9:19 PM 9:14 PM
Delta 5287 B12 Minn/St. Paul 10:51 PM On Time
Delta 2909 B12 New York-JFK 9:21 PM On Time
Delta 5021 B14 New York-LGA 8:12 PM 8:03 PM
JetBlue 1146 B9 Ft. Lauderdale 9:40 PM 9:34 PM
United 5669 B2 Chicago-O'Hare 8:00 PM 7:54 PM
United 774 B3 Chicago-O'Hare 9:32 PM On Time
United 4330 B2 Houston 10:52 PM 10:49 PM
United 4131 B2 Newark 8:40 PM 8:44 PM
United 4119 B2 Newark 10:27 PM On Time
United 6027 B2 Washington-IAD 10:35 PM On Time
US Airways 3905 A8 Boston 9:17 PM On Time
US Airways 2798 A6 Charlotte 6:55 PM 6:46 PM
US Airways 2080 A6 Charlotte 9:16 PM On Time
US Airways 4652 A7 Philadelphia 6:42 PM 8:02 PM
US Airways 3901 A7 Philadelphia 10:46 PM On Time

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Airline Flight # Gate Departing To Time Status
American 2984 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 7:35 PM On Time
American 2992 A1 New York-LGA 6:50 PM Departed
Delta 1198 B15 Atlanta 7:31 PM On Time
JetBlue 1282 B9 Boston 6:50 PM On Time
US Airways 2699 A6 Charlotte 7:31 PM Boarding
US Airways 4605 A7 Philadelphia 7:08 PM 8:18 PM

Screening Checkpoint Hours – 4:30 am to 8:30 pm

Following Early A.M. Evacuation Caused by Phone Threat, Operations Resume at Richmond International

June 11, 2013

Richmond International Airport, VA  (June 11, 2013) - This morning Richmond International Airport (RIC) received a call of a threatening nature. At about 6:20AM, an orderly evacuation of the terminal was conducted as a precautionary measure.  Working with numerous local, state, and federal agencies, the terminal and nearby public areas were swept and ultimately declared clear, allowing the public to be re-admitted to the terminal facility at about 9:40AM. 

Approximate Timeline of Terminal Evacuation

  • 6:10AM: Richmond International Airport receives a threatening call.
  • 6:20AM: Nature of call was deemed to present a serious potential risk to the public and the decision was made by RIC Public Safety to evacuate the terminal and nearby parking decks. Notifications were made to mutual aid partners including Virginia State Police, Virginia Capitol Police, Henrico Police and Richmond Police, as well as to other local, state, and federal agencies.
  • 8:00AM: K-9 sweeps underway, conducted by various teams in public areas to include terminal concourses, ticketing, baggage claim and parking decks.
  • 8:10AM: Parking decks declared clear, permitting public to access vehicles and depart RIC, if desired.
  • 8:35AM: Concourse A clear.
  • 9:05AM: Public areas of terminal declared clear, sweeps move to baggage make-up areas.
  • 9:20AM: Airline crew, TSA, and other workers in the terminal reassumed work stations.
  • 9:40AM: Terminal re-opened to the public.

While the total impact of the evacuation is unknown, the decision to evacuate the terminal was made during the busy morning push. Passengers and terminal-based workers were evacuated from the building and parking decks, and traffic was held or rerouted to avoid the terminal area.  The airport is awaiting information about impact to flights, such as delays, cancellations or diversions.

A joint investigation involving local, state, and federal authorities is ongoing.

Passengers are encouraged to verify their flight’s status via airline websites or apps before heading to the airport.

 


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