All-clear after evacuations of ticket counters in Terminal 3 LAX by suspicious package

After a suspicious package was discovered Sunday night, traffic was jammed at LAX. Terminal 3 was also shut down.

The package was reported to LAX at 10:10 p.m. Employees and passengers were taken from Terminal 3’s ticketing zone.

The airport received the all clear at 11:45 p.m.

“Police have determined it is safe to open Terminal 3 and traffic will begin moving on the upper level shortly. Thank you for your patience as safety is our first priority,” LAX stated on Twitter.

During the investigation, airport staff advised passengers to expect delays.

“Traffic coming into the airport is slow and backed up due to the police activity on the upper level. Please allow extra time to get to the airport,” LAX announced on Twitter.

It was also suggested that the airport be used. “using the lower level during this time if dropping off or picking up.”

“Traffic coming into the airport on the upper level is being diverted near Terminal 1 so please use the lower level for much faster access. Traffic is very heavy along major access routes so please allow extra time to reach the terminal area,”The Airport added.


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