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San Francisco Airport Evacuation: Full Story & Must-See Details

Police Breaking News


Officials say Terminal 1 at the San Francisco International Airport is being evacuated. No official word yet on the cause of the evacuation.

UPDATE: San Francisco International Airport officials say they’re in the process of reopening Terminal 1 after a suspicious package prompted its closure.

What Happened?

San Francisco International Airport’s baggage claim area of Terminal 1 has been evacuated, officials said Wednesday afternoon. One witness said on Twitter that the evacuation was due to a suspicious bag. Shortly after, the SFO’s official twitter account confirmed that the evacuation was caused by a suspicious package which has since been deemed safe.

No other details were immediately available.

San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International Airport is an international airport 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco, California, United States, near Millbrae and San Bruno in unincorporated San Mateo County. It is the largest airport in North California and the second busiest in the state after Los Angeles International Airport. The airport also serves as Virgin America’s principal base of operations.

It serves more than 53 million passengers every year.

San Francisco International Airport is owned and policed by the City and County of San Francisco.

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