NEWARK, NJ -- Newark Airport has reopened after being closed for about an hour this morning. Earlier, news of the shut down of all incoming and outgoing flights this morning was posted  to the airport's Twitter feed.

Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport. Please check with your carrier before coming to the airport. - @EWRairport 

Multiple media sources, including WCBS 880 and WPIX-TV, are reporting that a Houston-bound United Airline plane that left LaGuardia had to make an emergency stop in Newark due to possible mechanical failures.

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No further information about the emergency is available at this time.

Anyone flying today should check with their airlines regarding flight schedules.