Detroit air terminal shut for suspicious item
Updated: 2007-09-13 23:40
WASHINGTON - Authorities shut down a terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Thursday after finding a suspicious package, according to media reports.
Passengers stand in front of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 747 at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, February 6, 2006. A Northwest Airlines terminal at the Detroit airport was shut down Thursday after authorities found a suspicious package, CNN reported. [Reuters]
Airport spokesman Michael Conway said the package was found on the third level of the McNamara Terminal in a place where deliveries are made, according to television station Local 4.
Authorities were evacuating people from a perimeter around the area, which includes a hotel, it said.
CNN identified it as a Northwest Airlines terminal.