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The airport in Karlstad was evacuated at 1:40 p.m. (7:40 a.m. EST), after a Scandinavian Airlines employee reported that "a possible suicide candidate" had been spotted at the airport, police spokeswoman Yvonne Carlsten said.
Erik Soderberg, a spokesman for the Swedish civil aviation authority told Swedish news agency TT that someone had left a bomb at the airport. He said someone called with a bomb threat at 12:47 (6:47 a.m. EST).
[edit on 11-11-2005 by Riwka]
The airport, which opened in 1997, has flights to Scandinavian cities. About 100 people work at the airport.
Originally posted by AceOfBase
Sounds like a pretty small airport.
I wonder why someone would target that instead of a larger airport.