We have just learned that a section of Denver International Airport is being evacuated because of a possible security threat.
From The Denver Post:
A section of Denver International Airport is being evacuated because of a possible security threat, officials said Tuesday.
Denver police are evacuating a part of the main terminal on the west side between doors 600 and 610 on level six and 500 to 510 on level five, according to an airport tweet. Level five is the bag claim and passenger pickup level, and level six is for passenger dropoff and check-in.
Affected ticket counters include: American Airlines, Aero Mexico, Air Canada, Lufthansa and British Airways. Flights are continuing, the airport said, although delays are possible.
Details about the the threat have not yet been released.
Vehicle traffic is not being allowed on the west side of the terminal, officials said. The east side of the terminal remains open to passengers.
Major cities across the nation have been on heightened alert Tuesday in the wake of terrorist attacks in Brussels.
The Denver airport said earlier it was not instructed by the Transportation Security Administration or the Department of Homeland Security to increase any security measures after the Brussels attacks that left dozens dead.
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