Some Edinburgh Airport passengers have been evacuated to a nearby Hilton Hotel after the airport was closed following the discovery of a "potentially suspicious" package inside a bag that is reported to belong to a passenger.
Phone images from inside the hotel show crowds of travellers stood inside the hotel foyer as they await news on when the airport will re-open.
Passengers planning to use Edinburgh Airport today have been advised to contact their airline carrier as the airport remains closed following the discovery of a "potentially suspicious" package in what is believed to be passenger luggage.
Some vehicles appear to have been allowed to leave the airport, according to Twitter user @WaleJamie who said that no cars, buses or taxis were being allowed access into the site.
Passengers at the partially evacuated Edinburgh Airport appear to have been handed blankets by staff, as investigators continue to examine a "potentially suspicious" package found at the airport this afternoon.