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Detroit Metro Airport (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

AP: 4 Security Fence Breaches At Detroit Metro Airport In 2 Years

Incidents ranged from fence jumpers taking shortcuts and intoxicated drivers crashing through barriers to mentally ill intruders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2015

WWJ Photo: Laura Bonnell

Hundreds Of Travelers Stranded As Flights Canceled Due To Extreme Weather On East Coast

“At this point, I’m on my way to the bar,” said one delayed passenger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

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Winter Storm Throws Wrench In Plans Of Many Airport Travelers

Cancellations dotted the departure and arrival boards at Metro Airport on Monday as a result of the developing snowstorm which engulfed the east coast.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2015

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Short Shelf Life Of Airport Runways Puts Repairs, Reconstruction At High Priority

The Michigan Department of Transportation says that certain changes in concrete making in recent years have increased concrete’s alkalinity, making it more vulnerable to deterioration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2015

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Detroit Metro Airport Runway Reopens After Tires Burst

A runway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport has reopened after the bursting of two tires on a landing plane closed it for several hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2014

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US Airways Flight Blows Two Tires While Landing At Metro Airport

Detroit Metro Airport spokesman Mike Conway said that the plane had 150 people onboard. The plane was unable to make it to the McNamara Terminal on its own.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2014

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Hospital Emergency Drill Prepares For Possibility Of Ebola At Detroit Metro Airport

A Dearborn hospital is conducting an emergency drill Wednesday that focuses on the Ebola virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2014

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78-Year-Old Woman Caught At Metro Airport With Over $40,000 Hidden In Girdle, Bra

Officers found $8,000 in wallets in her carry-on bag, $4,000 sewn into a cloth pouch, nearly $1,000 in envelopes, $3,000 in her blouse and $2,000 sewn into the strap of her bra.

CBS Detroit–08/09/2014

The lining of an air traveler's shoe is removed to reveal a knife hidden underneath. (credit: Transportation Security Administration)

Man Admits He Tried To Sneak Concealed Knife Through Security At Detroit Metro Airport

An Alabama man arrested at Detroit Metro Airport when he was caught with a knife in a shoe in his carry-on luggage says he put it there hoping it wouldn’t be detected by an x-ray scanner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2014

The lining of an air traveler's shoe is removed to reveal a knife hidden underneath. (credit: Transportation Security Administration)

Man Arrested At Metro Airport With ‘Artfully Concealed’ Knife In His Shoe

TSA officials say the man was caught hiding the weapon in the lining of his shoe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014