The Latest: Suspicious vehicle delays flights in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on partial closure at busy Phoenix airport terminal due to unattended vehicle (all times local):

10 a.m.

Authorities say a handful of outbound flights from the Phoenix airport are being delayed as police investigate a vehicle that was left unattended near a terminal.

Authorities say Terminal 4 was partially closed early Sunday and carriers affected include American Airlines, Air Canada, British Airways and Southwest Airlines.

Phoenix police say they are working to resolve the problem as soon as possible.

Authorities say a suspicious vehicle was parked in a lot, and police were called when its owner could not be found.

An airport spokeswoman says three of the four security checkpoints at the terminal have been closed and the Sky Train has stopped dropping passengers at the terminal.


9 a.m.

Officials at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport say parts of a busy terminal have been shut down as police investigate a vehicle that was left unattended.

Authorities say a suspicious vehicle was parked outside early Sunday and its owner could not be found.

An airport spokeswoman says the pre-security area in the east side of Terminal 4 was evacuated and three of the four security checkpoints at the terminal have also been closed.

The Sky Train also has stopped dropping passengers off at the terminal as authorities investigate the situation.

It’s unclear if any flights have been affected and when the terminal will be re-opened.

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