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Fayetteville airport unveils $37 million in terminal renovations, expansion

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Fayetteville Regional Airport unveiled its terminal renovations and expansion on Wednesday, according to a city news release.

The renovations include a new entrance canopy; enhanced security screening area; reconstruction of the rental parking lot; Concourse B upgrades; new airline offices and counter spaces; new escalators and elevators; upgraded baggage claim wings; and new administrative offices, according to the news release.  

Airport Director Toney Coleman presided at Wednesday’s ceremony.

In addition to Coleman, speakers included Mark Lynch, chairman of the Airport Commission, Mayor Mitch Colvin; City Councilwoman Courtney Banks-McLaughlin; and City Manager Doug Hewett.

The more than $37 million in renovations were financed through grants from the Federal Aviation Administration, state of North Carolina, and airport’s fund balance, the release said.

Airport officials said the renovations will save travelers time during the busy holiday travel season.

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