GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – The authorities have given the all clear, and Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport) is now open.
Temporarily closed roads leading to the airport from Simpson Bay Causeway round-a-bout and from the Maho round-a-bout were re-opened between 4.00pm/4.30pm.
The Emergency Services responded to the threat and dispatched Police, Fire and Ambulances to the SXM Airport where bomb threat protocols were executed.
Also involved in the emergency response were the Airport Security, Airport Fire Department and Airport Ambulance Service.
After the aforementioned services carried out their bomb threat protocol response, the all clear sign was given by local authorities.
Authorities are continuing with their investigation with respect to the bomb threat that was made on Saturday.