|The King George V Graving Dock - or as it is known today the George V Dock|
London's Met Police said the unexploded ordnance was uncovered on Sunday at (the now cruelly shortened) George V Dock during a pre-planned work project at the airport..
The airport was shut at 22:00 and police confirmed the Royal Navy bomb disposal specialists were set to remove or make safe the device, possibly with a controlled explosion.
Over 260 arrivals and departures were scheduled for Monday - with 130 flights having been cancelled earlier.
"All flights today are cancelled but some airlines have moved their flights to other airports - CityJet to Southend and Alitalia to Stansted", the airport said.
Passengers have been told not to travel to the airport as the terminal is closed and to contact their airline for instructions. .
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