CHANTILLY, Va. — Part of the main terminal at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia was shut down for hours after a suspicious package was discovered near the baggage claim area.
The package was determined not to be a threat and the area was reopened.
The ticket area and baggage claim area in the airport's main terminal were closed for 2 1/2 hours Thursday afternoon after the package was discovered about 4 p.m., but flights continued operating, the airports authority said.Story: Fiery Maryland packages injure 2 in state buildings
An airport official said a bomb-detecting dog alerted on a package near Baggage Carousel 1 this afternoon. Rob Yingling, a Dulles airport spokesman said four baggage carousels nearby were shut down and one ticket counter upstairs.
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