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Police: Threat at Republic Airport proves unfounded

The sign for Republic Airport in East Farmingdale

The sign for Republic Airport in East Farmingdale on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Photo Credit: Chuck Fadely

Republic Airport in East Farmingdale on Wednesday received a threat to its terminal that proved unfounded and operations were not interrupted, Suffolk police said.

After learning of the threat at about 12:20 p.m., the police said the building was searched and “nothing was found.”

The police statement added: “Airport operations continued throughout the entire incident.”

Earlier police had said there were precautionary evacuations.

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