Bomb threat closes Ted Stevens International Airport

    Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage has reopened after a bomb threat closed it on Saturday morning.

    The airport was closed after a bomb threat was made regarding a cargo plane from the United States heading to Asia and the plane had to be diverted to Anchorage to be searched.

    Inbound flights to the airport are closed Saturday morning.

    The plane is being searched in a secure, remote section of the airport, said Anchorage Airport spokesman Eland Conway. The FBI and Anchorage Police are on scene and leading the investigation.

    Flights bound for Anchorage may divert to Fairbanks International Airport until ANC reopens, which is expected to happen later Saturday.

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