PHOENIX - The A and D security checkpoints in Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor were closed Wednesday morning after a suspicious item passed through one of the checkpoints.
Airport officials said the item was safely removed for additional screening just after 8 a.m. and the terminal resumed normal operations.
According to officials, flight delays should still be expected.
During the closure, police said the area around the checkpoints was cleared as a precaution. The Southwest and American ticket counters were also closed.
Aerial footage showed passengers boarding buses on the tarmac.
Officials have yet to release information regarding the suspicious item.