Shortly before 5.45pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018, police were called to reports of a suspicious item at Terminal 2 of Manchester Airport.
Officers attended and on examination of the item requested the assistance of the bomb disposal unit.
A controlled explosion has been carried out as a precaution, and the cordon has been lifted.
There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.
Enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 1581 of 25/04/2018, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.