Calgary Airport Authority

12/20/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/20/2018 17:57

Operational Update at YYC Calgary International Airport

Calgary, Alberta (December 20, 2018) - We can confirm there were reported threats made this afternoon to The Calgary Airport Authority.

After an investigation the Calgary Police Service determined there was no risk to passengers or employees.

Some operations in the International Terminal Building were impacted but those are now resuming.

Guests who had already been screened and cleared by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Hall E will now be re-cleared by officers.

We thank everyone for their patience and apologize for the delays.

Safety is always our priority and we thank all of our partners for their assistance today.

Media: For media onsite, a spokesperson will be available for on-camera interviews at 3:45pm near Door 14 of the departures level of the International Terminal Building.

PDF version of media release available here.



The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit organization incorporated under the Regional Airports Authorities Act of Alberta. The Calgary Airport Authority is responsible for the management, operation anddevelopment of YYC Calgary International Airport and Springbank Airport (YBW). YYC is an important economic engine for the city, region andprovince, which will welcome more than 17 million passengers in 2018, supporting more than 50,000 jobs and generating billions of GDP per annum in economic activity.

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