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Airport Terminal 1 Reopens After Second Ceiling Leak

Feb 19, 2020, 3:16 PM | Updated: 4:09 pm
Salt Lake City International Airport...
Salt Lake City International Airport

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Travelers were advised to give themselves extra time at the Salt Lake International Airport after Terminal 1 was temporarily closed due to a ceiling leak. The security check point at the Terminal reopened about an hour later.

Airport officials said there was a plumbing issue above a security screening area Wednesday afternoon. All passengers had been advised to go through security at Terminal 2 while crews worked to fix the issue.

It was apparently not the first instance.

Video posted Monday by Twitter user @aMarieTucker showed water dripping over a security screening area, as well.

Airport spokesperson Nancy Volmer said crews caused the leak while fixing the plumbing issue from earlier in the week.

Passengers planning to fly out with Alaska, JetBlue Southwest, Frontier and United Airlines were relocated to Terminal 2 while crews worked to stop the leak.

Officials announced about an hour later that the security check point in Terminal 1 had reopened.

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Airport Terminal 1 Reopens After Second Ceiling Leak