Passengers were reportedly evacuated out of Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport (PUQ) near Punta Arenas at approximately 19:45 (local time) on Wednesday, May 29, following an unconfirmed bomb threat. According to local reports, emergency personnel have been deployed into the area. A heightened security presence is expected in and around the airport in the coming hours. Associated flight disruptions are also possible. Details are still emerging.
Travelers flying to or from PUQ are advised to monitor developments to the situation, obey all instructions issued by the local authorities, and confirm flight reservations prior to leaving for the airport.
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