Martha’s Vineyard Airport reopens after threat


(AP Photo/Neal Hamberg)

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass. (WPRI) — Inbound and outbound flights were grounded and ground traffic halted at Martha’s Vineyard Airport due to a threat Tuesday morning.

According to Geoffrey Freeman, assistant airport manager, a threat was called into the airport at 6 a.m. He said local law enforcement and Massachusetts State Police are investigating.

State Police said a K9 swept the building and the airport reopened just before 10 a.m. after nothing hazardous was found.

Freeman said the threat was called into the building and did not involve a flight.

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