Stories tagged: airport
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Officials say that a man shot and wounded himself during a struggle with a police officer at Portland International Airport and is expected to survive.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019
Hong Kong authorities scrapped all flights after the airport was swamped by pro-democracy protesters, in a fresh escalation that risks tarnishing the city’s business-friendly image.
Thu., July 25, 2019
Authorities say one person is dead and seven others were injured in a crash involving a hotel shuttle bus near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Wed., June 26, 2019
Denver drivers using Google Maps to get to the city’s airport last weekend and trying to avoid a traffic jam were sent on a detour that took them down a …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019
Two pilots flying into Spokane reported their planes were targeted by a laser pointer Thursday night.
Sat., April 6, 2019
Forces loyal to rival Libyan army commander Khalifa Hifter said Saturday they seized control of the main airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli, two days after Hifter ordered his forces to …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week.
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
Preparing the airport for takeoff: Tony Bean coordinated the $142.5 million effort to update Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport runway
When Tony Bean arrived in Pullman in 2011, the future of the airport was uncertain. Backed by his board, Bean has procured about $131 million in federal dollars to realign …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Sea-Tac tests allowing visitors beyond security checkpoints in attempt to recreate pre-9/11 airport experience
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is trying out a plan to allow nontravelers to once again access passenger-only areas that lie beyond the security checkpoints run by the federal government. That would …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
A blanket of fog over the Seattle area was blamed for multiple flights being diverted to the Spokane International Airport, causing delays Friday for local takeoffs.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
Washington state is now in full compliance with federal requirements for state driver’s licenses and ID cards.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, its inspectors “have seen some interesting things” in passenger baggage at Dulles, but the four baby turtles with the painted shells “was a …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
According to the results of a new study published by Finnish and British researchers, half of plastic airport security bins may carry viruses that cause respiratory infections.
Tue., July 24, 2018
Authorities say they’ve arrested a Southwest Airlines employee accused of voyeurism at the Seattle airport.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
Authorities say four cars were hit by gunfire on a state highway near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Thu., May 24, 2018
Officials say scattered power outages halted some flights on the south side of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018
An Alaska man will not face the death penalty on charges of killing five people and wounding six in a shooting rampage at a Florida airport, authorities announced Tuesday.
Mon., March 19, 2018
Nick Mamer, born in 1898, learned to fly at 18 in San Diego and served in France in the U.S. Army Air Service during WWI. He shot down three enemy …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint in …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
An airplane approaching a rural Idaho airport had to abort its initial landing after a mountain lion was spotted on the runway.
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017
Ticketing and baggage areas were a bit backed up, but security lines were moving quickly in Atlanta on Monday morning as the world’s busiest airport recovered from a crippling power …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and stranded thousands of passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
An erupting volcano with a deadly history on Indonesia’s Bali, one of the world’s most popular resort islands, has spread drifting ash 4.7 miles into the atmosphere and closed the …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
A 55-year-old Meridian man police say stole luggage at the Boise Airport is facing two counts of felony grand theft.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
Travelers at Orlando International Airport faced lengthy delays Friday night after a battery exploded in a bag, causing people to panic and the airport to be evacuated.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
Saudi Arabia said its forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired Saturday from Yemen toward one of the kingdom’s major international airports on the outskirts of the capital, Riyadh.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Authorities say a tornado touched down south of Portland overturning small airplanes, downing power lines and damaging several glass greenhouses.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
A Malaysian police officer testified Thursday that the two women on trial in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader were seen on airport security videos …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
A man planted a Mason jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport last week and vowed to “fight a war on U.S. soil,” according …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
Iraq’s military was preparing to take control of the international borders of the northern Kurdish region as a flight ban halted all international flights from servicing the territory’s airports on …