05/08/2017 1:57 PM AEST | Updated 12/08/2017 2:29 PM AEST

U.S. Woman Caught With Cocaine At Sydney Airport

Police officers allegedly found approximately 2 kilograms of cocaine in her luggage.

The drugs were discovered during a routine bag inspection at Sydney Airport.

An American woman has been refused bail after she was arrested at Sydney Airport where police allegedly uncovered two kilograms of cocaine in her luggage.

The 49-year-old arrived in Sydney from LA on Friday and was searched by Australian Border Force (ABF) officials on baggage examination.

The Australian Federal Police released a statement indicating ABF officials identified a substance hidden in her clothing and make-up in her suitcase.

The woman was been charged with importing a commercial quantity of drugs. Forensic testing is underway to determine the exact weight of the cocaine.

The woman did not apply for bail and is due to face Central Local Court in September.