Friday, June 22, 2007

Deer Lake Airport - New terminal opens!

Expansion welcomed - Deer Lake Regional Airport officially opens terminal

GARY KEAN The Western Star

The brand new terminal building at Deer Lake Regional Airport is impressive, but the work is not done yet.The Deer Lake Regional Airport Authority officially opened the expanded facility Thursday, marking less than three short years since the organization decided to self finance the $11.5-million project to double the terminal's size and make other essential improvements.

"It's hard to believe we've come this far in such a short period of time," said Jamie Schwartz, the airport's manager. "This facility is magnificent and the response we've been getting from the public is fantastic. People actually don't believe they are in Deer Lake when they arrive here, and that's a tremendous compliment to us." ....
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Above, Jamie Schwartz, airport manager at the opening

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