Terminal 4 at JFK airport was evacuated due to a “security incident” on Sunday of Independence Day weekend.
A large police presence was on the scene.
In explaining the incident, the airport’s official Twitter account posted: “PAPD is currently investigating a security incident in Terminal 4. Please expect traffic delays and allow extra time for travel. Thank you for your patience.”
At 12:21 p.m., the airport said the security incident had been resolved.
“Earlier security incident has been cleared,” the airport tweeted. “Arrivals and departure level roadways at Terminal 4 have reopened. Please expect residual traffic delays and allow additional travel time.”
The details of the security incident were not made immediately available.
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