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Gainesville Regional Airport Closed After Bomb Threat

By on December 20th, 2013
The Gainesville Regional Airport was shut down this afternoon after Gainesville Police responded to a bomb threat called in to a rental car agency.

Zak Dahlheimer / WUFT News

The Gainesville Regional Airport was shut down this afternoon after Gainesville Police responded to a bomb threat called in to a rental car agency.


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  • Tossaway

    I picked up my brother from the Gainesville airport many years ago. As we were in the restroom, he talked about a movie on the flight. I laughed and referred to it as a bomb- and the room got real quiet.

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