Passengers took to Twitter his morning to say their plane was “stuck on the tarmac” after landing while emergency services dealt with the incident.
One traveller said the captain had announced that a “security threat” had been made towards aviation staff.
They tweeted: “Gatwick Airport stopped. Just landed but stuck on tarmac.
“Flight captain says “due to a security threat made towards aviation”. Emergency services currently checking aircraft.”
More to follow.