UPDATE (8:19 AM EST): VSO confirmed on Facebook that the item in question was a bottle of lotion. This incident came almost a year after an electric toothbrush also shut down DBIA.
UPDATE (7:41 AM EST): Daytona Beach International Airport confirmed on Twitter that a bag was flagged during a security check, causing the evacuation. The bag has since been cleared and normal operations are resuming
Attention: due to a suspicious bag that was flagged while going through security, the DAB terminal was evacuated this morning. The bag has since been cleared and normal operations will resume soon. More updates to follow. ￼￼￼
— DaytonaBeach Airport (@FlyDAB) November 19, 2019
UPDATE (6:50 AM EST): The Volusia Sheriff’s Office confirmed in an email that the airport is shut down due to a suspicious package. No other details are available.
Earlier reporting below.
Daytona Beach, FL – The Volusia Sheriff’s Office has issued an emergency evacuation of Daytona Beach International Airport.
Volusia County Dispatch confirms that they received reports of a suspicious incident at 6:17 AM but no other information is available.
This story is still developing. Follow for updates
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