Security Alert – October 14, 2019

Location:  Barcelona, Spain

Event:  Demonstration activity has disrupted services and transportation around Barcelona’s El Prat airport, including closures of roads leading to the airport. There are reports of conflicts between demonstrators and law enforcement.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Consider alternative means of transportation.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.

Please see our Demonstrations in Spain web page for more information.

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Spanish media at the following website:

Also, view updates on Twitter, Facebook and Official Websites from the Mossos d’Esquadra (Regional Police), Barcelona City Police, Spanish National Police and Guardia Civil:

Mossos d’Esquadra (Regional Police)