Walla Walla Regional Airport responds to bomb threat
February 4, 2021
WALLA WALLA—On January 29, at 1:23 p.m., the Walla Walla Regional Airport reported receiving a bomb threat demanding money or an explosive device would be detonated.
Airport officials evacuated the building and surrounding areas. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Washington State Patrol (WSP) Bomb Squad, and surrounding law enforcement agencies responded to the scene.
By 2:31 p.m., officials confirmed the threat was not of a credible source. The building and surrounding area were searched and deemed safe.
Walla Walla Sheriff’s Department stated in a press release that the threat was identical to others that have been received around the country, which was confirmed by TSA officials in Washington DC.