Buffalo Niagara Falls International Airport Closed Following Incident

Buffalo Niagara International Airport Closed Following Incident

It has been confirmed that Buffalo Niagara International Airport in the Falls has been closed following the incident at the U.S-Canada border post.

Sources state that the Federal Aviation Administration has confirmed this to CNN in the last few moments.

Buffalo Niagara International Airport Closed Following Incident

Updates: Buffalo Niagara Falls International Airport Closed Following Incident


This remains a developing story. More to follow.

UPDATE #1 @ 2054 UK time – Despite the closure notice, aircraft are still heading into Buffalo Niagara International Airport currently. These could be the final arrivals allowed into the airport.

UPDATE #2 @ 2057 UK time – There were unconfirmed reports that this was terrorism-related, but the reason for the initial closure at the airport was due to an explosion that occurred at the Rainbow Bridge between the U.S & Canada. Reuters reporting that it was likely caused by a reckless driver.

UPDATE #3 @ 2100 UK time – Statement from Buffalo Airport, Niagara Falls from around two hours ago, stating that security checks were going to be in place following the incident. Nothing about the closure, so it may have only been a short closure at this point.

UPDATE #4 @ 2103 UK time – Arrivals still look to be continuing into the airport with American Airlines flight AA4623 preparing for approach and JetBlue flight B62902 about to land.

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