False Alarm: Suspicious package found at Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport

Update 11:47 a.m. - The suspicious package turned out to contain a herb grinder, the Marechaussee announced at 11:45 a.m. No explosives were found and the arrival hall was released. The situation had no consequences for air traffic, the airport said on Twitter. 

A suspicious package was found in the arrival hall of Eindhoven Airport on Monday morning. The Ministry of Defense's explosive removal department is at the scene to investigate, the Oost-Brabant police and the Koninklijke Marechaussee said on Twitter.

The Koninklijke Marechaussee, a policing force that works as part of the Dutch military and is responsible for airport security, confirmed the Defense experts' arrival at the airport at 10:57 a.m.

Part of the arrival hall is cordoned off to keep travelers at a safe distance. 

So far the investigation is not hindering flight traffic, the police said. 

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