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Jacksonville International Airport reopens after bomb scare

Jacksonville International Airport reopens after bomb scare

The Jacksonville International Airport is back open after being evacuated Tuesday evening after the bomb squad responded to the airport. 

JAX Airport's Twitter account initially reported the incident, saying "Due to police activity regarding suspicious packages, JAX airport has been evacuated. Please check with airline for flight updates."

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Michael Stewart, Jacksonville Airport Authority spokesperson, confirmed the evacuation and the presence of the JSO Bomb Squad. 

Stewart said that travelers should check with their airlines to find out if travel plans have been changed.

Photo courtesy of First Coast News

 

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