Airport Reopens After Security Alert

The Police have confirmed Ronaldsway is now open again after this morning’s alert which led to be it being evacuated.

A statement said: ‘The airport was closed after a suspicious item was identified in the baggage checking area. Whilst this item was assessed the airport had to be shut down due to airport safety protocols. Emergency services attended to assist with the evacuation.

‘Checks indicated that the issue was caused by a security alert on a baggage scanning machine being activated. We thank the public for their patience and understanding.’

You’re advised to check with your airline about what will happen with flights for the rest of the day.