St. John’s Airport Closed After Late Night Fire Forces Evacuation

By The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
March 25, 2023Updated: March 25, 2023

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—A fire on the second floor of the international airport in St. John’s, N.L., resulted in the facility being closed late on March 24.

The airport authority said today the main terminal building was evacuated due to a “significant event” on Friday at 11:30 p.m.

No other details were immediately available.

The authority said in a release on March 25 it is working with police and the fire department to ensure all protocols are being followed before reopening the building.

The news release says the terminal building was expected to remain closed to the public until 6 p.m. on March 25.

Passengers are being advised not to visit the airport until there is a public advisory the terminal has reopened.