BREAKING NEWS: Bomb threat at Saipan airport

Posted on Oct 01 2020

The Commonwealth Ports Authority received a bomb threat today at approximately 2pm, allegedly affecting the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport.

CPA board chair Kimberlyn King-Hinds confirmed that both CPA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are now looking into the situation. King-Hinds added that everyone at the airport was told to stay clear.

Early reports said that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection received an anonymous call at approximately 2:18pm that an Asiana Aircraft arriving on Saipan was to explode. The U.S. Transportation Security Agency and CPA were immediately notified.

More details to follow.

Justine Nauta | Correspondent
Justine Nauta is Saipan Tribune's community and health reporter and has covered a wide range of news beats, including the Northern Marianas College and Commonwealth Health Care Corp. She's currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation and Human Services at NMC.
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