Nothing found after bomb threat reported at Westfied-Barnes Regional Airport

The control tower and a plane hangar at Barnes. (Image Courtesy: The Westfield News)
The control tower and a plane hangar at Barnes. (Image Courtesy: The Westfield News)

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts State Police have cleared the Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport, Thursday night, after they investigated a bomb threat report.

Westfield Police Lt. Jay Pitoniak told 22News the threat was called in late Thursday afternoon. A State Police Bomb Squad handler and dog were used to search the building and nothing suspicious was found.

In addition to state and local police, Lt. Pitoniak said a crew from the 104th Fighter Wing was also there. The airport is located near the Barnes Air National Air Base.

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