Motorists advised to avoid Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Police have tweeted to advise motorists to avoid the city's airport after a "potentially suspicious" package was found inside a bag that reportedly belonged to a passenger.


With rush hour approaching please do not attempt to drive to Edinburgh airport at this time.Airport is closed and it will cause congestion


We can not give a timescale at present and would advise that people do not travel to the airport without contacting your airline first.

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Long delays at Edinburgh Airport after security alert

"Significant delays and cancellations" are expected at Edinburgh Airport after it was evacuated earlier this afternoon following the discovery of a "potentially suspicious bag" in the search area.