12/19/2014 03:36 EST | Updated 02/18/2015 05:59 EST

Fort McMurray Airport evacuation over, passengers returning

The evacuation of the airport in Fort McMurray, Alta., following a security threat is over. 

RCMP finished clearing the terminal and began allowing passengers back into the building shortly after 2 p.m. MT (4 p.m. ET).

Police have a person in custody.

The last Friday before Christmas is usually one of the busiest and most chaotic days of the year at airports.

More to come