Threat Forces Evacuation of Birmingham Airport Terminal

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Birmingham, Ala. Normal operations are resuming at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after a threat was investigated.

The Alabama airport's Facebook page says authorities have secured the airport. A police spokesman tells al.com nothing was found in a sweep of the airport.

Several flights were diverted and the terminal was evacuated after the threat was received this afternoon. The airport was shut down for more than two hours.


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