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Airline Flight # Gate Arriving From Time Status
American 2984 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 6:18 PM Cancelled
Delta 1307 B15 Atlanta 5:21 PM Arrived
Delta 1198 B15 Atlanta 6:36 PM 6:16 PM
Delta 5407 B12 Boston 8:58 PM On Time
Delta 5075 B12 Detroit 7:15 PM 7:08 PM
Delta 5168 B10 Minn/St. Paul 6:59 PM 6:56 PM
Delta 2943 B14 New York-JFK 9:00 PM On Time
Delta 5322 B12 New York-LGA 5:27 PM 5:36 PM
Delta 5337 B12 New York-LGA 8:58 PM On Time
JetBlue 1281 A4 Boston 5:57 PM 7:02 PM
United 5024 B1 Chicago-O'Hare 4:07 PM Arrived
United 4300 B2 Newark 5:28 PM 5:42 PM
United 4188 B2 Newark 8:31 PM On Time
United 4390 B2 Washington-IAD 5:42 PM 8:23 PM
US Airways 5194 A6 Charlotte 5:10 PM 5:40 PM
US Airways 2028 A5 Charlotte 6:55 PM On Time
US Airways 2080 A6 Charlotte 9:20 PM On Time
US Airways 3910 A7 New York-LGA 6:25 PM 6:24 PM
US Airways 4056 A8 New York-LGA 9:20 PM On Time
US Airways 3847 A7 Philadelphia 4:54 PM 5:51 PM
US Airways 5122 A8 Philadelphia 6:48 PM 7:15 PM

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Airline Flight # Gate Departing To Time Status
American 2984 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 6:45 PM Cancelled
American 2441 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 5:55 PM On Time
Delta 1307 B15 Atlanta 6:02 PM On Time
Delta 6351 B14 Cincinnati 5:40 PM On Time
Delta 6166 B12 Detroit 5:00 PM Departed
Delta 5262 B12 New York-LGA 6:13 PM 6:23 PM
JetBlue 1282 A4 Boston 6:35 PM 7:27 PM
US Airways 5121 A6 Charlotte 5:50 PM On Time
US Airways 3910 A7 New York-LGA 7:10 PM On Time
US Airways 3847 A7 Philadelphia 5:27 PM 6:25 PM
US Airways 5075 A8 Philadelphia 7:13 PM 7:40 PM

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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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