NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A drone was discovered Thursday evening near a runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

An operations manager found the device while performing a routine inspection around 4:30 p.m., Port Authority said.

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It’s unclear how the drone got there.

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Port Authority said air traffic and other airport operations were not disrupted.

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