Suspicious Item Found At Miami Airport

08/30/2011 04:10 pm ET | Updated Oct 30, 2011

MIAMI — Officials say the area around a security checkpoint at Miami International Airport was temporarily evacuated after a suspicious note was found on a suitcase.

Airport officials say the suitcase was not dangerous. They did not immediately release the contents of the note.

Airport spokesman Greg Chin says the security checkpoint to Concourse F was closed for about an hour Tuesday afternoon.

Passengers who had already passed through security were able to go to their gates, but a couple of flights were delayed.

Authorities have since reopened the concourse.