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American 3325 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 3:01 PM On Time
Delta 1961 B15 Atlanta 7:00 AM 12:50 PM
Delta 2399 B15 Atlanta 2:23 PM On Time
Delta 1178 B15 Atlanta 4:32 PM On Time
Delta 5196 B10 Detroit 12:56 PM On Time
Delta 5432 B12 New York-LGA 3:05 PM On Time
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Southwest 853 B11 Atlanta 3:55 PM On Time
United 4702 B4 Chicago-O'Hare 1:48 PM On Time
United 4463 B2 Newark 2:17 PM 2:15 PM
US Airways 5069 A6 Charlotte 12:45 PM Departed
US Airways 5201 A6 Charlotte 2:20 PM On Time
US Airways 765 A6 Charlotte 4:10 PM On Time
US Airways 4004 A7 New York-LGA 3:10 PM On Time
US Airways 3959 A7 Philadelphia 12:52 PM Departed
US Airways 4863 A8 Philadelphia 3:45 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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