Published On: Mon, Nov 23rd, 2015

Bomb Threat at Princess Juliana International Airport

Sint Maarten AirportPHILLIPSBURG – The Police Department has closed roads leading to the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport), from the Simpson Bay Causeway round-a-bout and from the Maho round-a-bout in connection with a bomb threat at SXM Airport.  The bomb threat was received yesterday at 12.30PM.

Motorists were requested to avoid traveling to SXM Airport.  Police check-points were established at both round-a-bouts.

The Emergency Dispatch received two phone calls about two explosive devices placed in the immediate vicinity of the airport.  Police mobilized and performed searches.

The Airport terminal was also evacuated by airport security and searches were conducted by a Police search team.

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