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American 2899 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 11:50 PM On Time
American 1276 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 10:30 PM 10:28 PM
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Delta 1124 B15 Atlanta 9:22 PM 8:59 PM
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Delta 5380 B12 New York-LGA 9:02 PM 8:30 PM
JetBlue 1146 B9 Ft. Lauderdale 9:50 PM 9:32 PM
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Southwest 3197 B11 Orlando 9:00 PM 9:20 PM
United 1106 B3 Chicago-O'Hare 9:30 PM 9:27 PM
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United 6027 B2 Washington-IAD 10:36 PM 10:47 PM
US Airways 3905 A6 Boston 9:09 PM 10:49 PM
US Airways 2080 A5 Charlotte 9:17 PM 9:07 PM
US Airways 3913 A6 New York-LGA 10:26 PM On Time
US Airways 3901 A6 Philadelphia 10:28 PM On Time
US Airways 4032 A7 Philadelphia 11:55 PM On Time

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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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