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GTR Airport expansion, renovation underway

Airport Executive Director Mike Hainsey said the airport is expanding because of the growing community.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019 7:10 PM
Updated: Jun 25, 2019 7:10 PM

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the golden triangle regional airport has plans to take the airport to new heights. wtvas nicole dantzler joins us live to tell us the reason so many travelers are using this airport.. the airport received millions of dollars in grants to expand and remodel. the airport's executive director mike hainsey says the growing community is the reason for the airport's expansion. "well the best thing going on for us right now we've had so many passengers that deltas added a fourth flight." mike hainsey-executive director gtr airport rt-0:06 mike hainsey is the golden triangle regional airport's executive director. he says the airport is expanding five thousand square feet for additional seating in the terminal to meet the need for more travellers. the airport will also expand its parking lot and repave the eighteen hundred foot long runway. nats-plane the department of transportation granted the airport a three point two million dollar infrastructure grant. the faa also gave it one point eight million dollars for terminal and parking lot expansion. "the best thing is we keep our facilities modern and safe, so when people come into the terminal that's the first thing they see of the golden triangle." rt-0:10 hainsey says by next month the terminal expansion will be done. it will have free wifi and food vendors. "we're growing because our community is growing. it's that simple." hainsey says as more passengers use the airport, he may look into adding restaurants in the terminal. live in columbus nicole dantzler wtva nine news. this man, accused in a
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