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Lincoln airport briefly shut down after report of suspicious package

Posted at 6:17 PM, Sep 07, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN & KMTV) — There was a scare in Lincoln today when reports of a suspicious package shut down the airport.

Officials were called around 10 a.m. after the TSA detected the package. Passengers and staff were evacuated. About an hour later, officials gave the all-clear.

According to, more than half of departures at the airport were delayed.

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