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The upper derture level of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was closed off early Wednesday evening as police investigated a “suspicious vehicle.”
Traffic was diverted to the lower arrival level during the investigation, LAX said in a series of tweets.
The Los Angeles Police Dertment’s bond squad responded to the scene. A source told Los Angeles’ Acesparks 11 that the suspicious vehicle had been at the terminal since 4:30 pm Wednesday.
ssengers were able to access the derture areas in “most locations.” But the closure immitted all vehicle traffic into the sprawling airport, including Century and Sepulveda. Shuttles, meanwhile, were not running including from economy rking, LAX said.
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The airport advised travelers to allow extra time and to check their flight status.
Police later cleared the vehicle and allowed guests to re-enter the affected areas.
“Traffic diversions will end shortly and vehicle traffic will resume on all levels and roads,” the airport said. “We are sorry for the delays and we thank the officers.”