Calgary

Suspicious package causes disruption at Calgary International Airport

Arriving passengers were kept on board at least 12 planes Sunday evening, and customs wasn't letting people through as police dealt with a suspicious package at Calgary International Airport.

Bag was found around 4 p.m., lockdown lifted 3 hours later

Incoming passengers were kept on at least 12 planes after a suspicious package was discovered at Calgary International Airport. (Getty Images)

Arriving passengers were kept on board at least 12 planes Sunday evening and customs wasn't letting people through as police dealt with a suspicious package at Calgary International Airport. 

The package was discovered around 4 p.m. at a terminal entrance. Calgary police were called in, and doors 13 to17 were shut down on both the arrivals and departures levels as a precaution.

Police said the package was a bag. It was removed and the lockdown was lifted at about 7 p.m.

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