Holiday Horror: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport faced delays on the busiest travel day of the year after a car crashed through the gate and drove onto the runway to try to escape police.
Police said the vehicle that was seized after a man drove onto the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport runway was stolen out of Fairview Park.
PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport flights halt after car drives onto runway A lieutenant with the Fairview Park Police Department said the driver, identified as a 26-year-old Cleveland man, was taken into custody late Wednesday night, but no criminal charges have been filed yet.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Thanksgiving travel is approaching pre-pandemic levels this year, with nearly 55 million people on the move this week alone.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - All Cleveland Hopkins International Airport flights were ordered to stay grounded or divert CLE on one of the busiest travel days of the year after a car drove through an airfield gate and onto the runway, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport confirmed.CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland Hopkins International Airport had to temporarily shut down Wednesday night on the busy day before Thanksgiving after a person drove through a gate onto the airfield.
According to investigators, officers in Fairview Park initially received calls on Wednesday at around 8:15 p.m.At a news conference held Tuesday at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, officials said roughly 260,000 people were expected at the airport over a ten-day stretch before and after Thanksgiving.for reports of a vehicle that was stolen from a Brookpark Road property.m.The victim told police that she was driving around a parking lot looking for a lost pet when she got out and left the vehicle running.“It’s been pretty good so far,” one woman told 19 News.The 26-year-old man then “jumped in the car and began driving away,” Fairview Park police said.According to , the driver of the SUV abandoned his vehicle on the airfield after damaging runway lighting.
The car owner was injured after she was knocked to the ground in an attempt to stop the man from stealing the vehicle.” Another woman, on her way to see her daughter in Las Vegas, said she’s been flying a lot recently and has noticed a positive change compared to the travel experience during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic.Cleveland Hopkins International Airport stated Cleveland Police soon caught the suspect.A short time later, police located the stolen car in the restricted area at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.The driver eventually abandoned the car on the tarmac and tried to run away, but he was detained by Fairview Park officers after being linked to the stolen vehicle.They’re more friendly, so I’m enjoying my trips,” she said.During the security incident, inbound flights were diverted and takeoffs at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport faced delays.Cleveland Hopkins International Airport said normal airport operations have resumed.Fairview Park police said the driver will likely be charged on Nov.” The highways are expected to be full this week and into the week as well.cleveland.
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Cleveland Hopkins International Airport expects Thanksgiving travel to reach pre-pandemic levels“It’s gonna look a lot more like 2019 than 2020 or 2021 on the roads and at the airports' with nearly 55 million people on the move this week alone. Because even the Covidians realize they were all lied too and now want to spend the holiday with family they haven't seen in 2 yrs. Too bad inflation is gonna cost them 10 times as much to get there this year. But that's how much they want to go and be free of your lies MSM.
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport flights halt after car drives onto runwayAll inbound flights were being diverted, with take-offs at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport facing delays on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The most Ohio thing I've heard all year🤦🤦🤦🤦 Burke Lakefront airport must have been busy then, right?
Cleveland Hopkins airport temporarily shuts down after driver breaches fence, accesses airfieldThe incident took place at approximately 9 p.m. “To maintain the highest level of safety and security, operations were temporarily put on hold,” according to a statement from the city.
Person drives through airfield gate at Cleveland Hopkins causing temporary hold of operations on WednesdayCleveland Hopkins International Airport temporarily paused airport operations after a person drove through an airfield gate on Wednesday night, according to a statement posted by the airport.
Driver who breached fence at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport stole car from woman looking for lost pet in Fairview Park, police sayThe woman suffered minor injuries in the incident that started about 8:15 p.m. on Brookpark Road near Old Grayton Road, according to Fairview Park police.
26-year-old Cleveland man in custody for allegedly driving stolen car airport runwayPolice said the vehicle that was seized after a man drove onto the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport runway was stolen out of Fairview Park.