2 checkpoints at Phoenix airport reopened after closure

AP News
Posted: Nov 08, 2017 11:36 AM

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials have reopened two security checkpoints at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport that were temporarily closed Wednesday morning as police investigated a suspicious item.

Airport spokesman Greg Roybal says the checkpoints within Terminal 4 are returning to normal operation.

Some airlines have reported delays as a result of the closure.

Passengers are advised to check the status of their flights before leaving for the airport.

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Authorities declined to identify the suspicious item.

Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Howard says the item was removed for additional screening.