John Glenn Columbus Airport Lockdown: Full Story of Grenade In Vehicle

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Columbus Fire Department Bomb Squad is responding to report of a grenade inside a vehicle in the 600 block of Krumm Avenue, near John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio.

#BREAKING: CFD Bomb Squad is responding to report of a grenade inside a vehicle in the 600 block of Krumm Avenue, near John Glenn Columbus International Airport. pic.twitter.com/vnp2BRYhUV

— ABC6 (@wsyx6) January 17, 2018

About John Glenn Columbus International Airport

John Glenn Columbus International Airport is an international airport located 6 miles east of downtown Columbus, Ohio.

Formerly known as Port Columbus International Airport, it is managed by the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, which also oversees operations at Rickenbacker International Airport and Bolton Field. The airport code ‘CMH’ stands for “Columbus Municipal Hangar,” the original name for the airport.

John Glenn Columbus International Airport is primarily a passenger airport. It provides 140 non-stop flights to 34 airports via 7 airlines daily. In 2016, traffic reached 7.3 million, which was a 8% increase over 2015. Traffic in 2017 is expected to surpass the record set in 2007.

CMH is the largest passenger airport in central Ohio and second busiest in the state after Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and offers service to most major airline hubs.

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