Chattanooga airport officials today approved a $7.2 million renovation for the passenger terminal.
The 9-month project will be the biggest revamp of the terminal since it opened in 1992.
The renovation, slated to start in May, will include a complete modernization of the main terminal building, including the installation of new carpet, tile, windows and updated rest rooms.
Terry Hart, president of the airport authority, said that the work will significantly improve the passenger experience while preserving the qualities of the existing facility.
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...