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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport threat has ended

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BIRMINGHAM,AL (WBRC)- According to officials the threat is now over as of 6:07 p.m. CST. Police should be opening roads soon.

The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport had confirmed law enforcement officials were responding to a threat received around 4:00 p.m.  The terminal was evacuated.

The airport's website is reporting 3 flights inbound to Birmingham have been diverted to Huntsville Airport.

FOX6 Chief Meteorologist and licensed pilot JP Dice is on scene and confirms USAir and Delta planes are parked away from the gates at the moment.

We will continue to keep you updated as the story unfolds.

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