Luton Airport evacuated after security alert

PUBLISHED: 14:56 08 September 2014 | UPDATED: 14:56 08 September 2014

Luton Airport

Luton Airport

Archant

London Airport has evacuated the terminal building after a suspicious item was found in the security search area.

A spokesperson said the decision has been taken in conjunction with police to ensure the safety and security of passengers and staff.

All incoming flights have been suspended and the approach road to the airport has also been closed.

Passengers are advised to contact their airlines to establish the status of their flights.

Further updates regarding the security and operations at the airport will be provided as soon as possible.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Herts Advertiser