PALM SPRINGS ( — A suspicious package was found near the Palm Springs International Airport, causing the closure of a nearby road.

Vista Chino was closed for about 3 hours between Whitewater Club Drive and Farrell Drive.

Flights were not impacted.

The Palm Springs Police Department first arrived at the scene around 10:20 a.m.

At around 1:30 p.m., authorities determined the package was safe.

The package ended up being a wrapped and sealed cooler filled with various food products.



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