Texarkana, Texas 2021-06-12 19:23:13 –
Texarkana, Arkansas (KTAL / KMSS) – After months of expectation, the multi-million dollar American Airlines terminal project at Texarkana Regional Airport has finally begun to move.
Many Texarkana officials and community members have come together to witness a milestone in the second American Airlines terminal. The first terminal was built in 1960.
“Don’t drive to Little Rock, Dallas, Shreveport, patronizing Texarkana. You really need them to buy tickets. In fact, tickets from Texarkana are very affordable,” said Yuan. Director Don Ruggles said.
Secretary-General Paul Mehrlichm says he hopes to attract more travelers across the four state regions. By encouraging people to take off from Texarkana instead of other surrounding airports. Authorities say the goal is to have four airlines in the end.
“This airport is really built for our community. As you know, we want people to come here and have a really good and comfortable experience. And uh. , You can really enter anywhere in the world from your backyard, “Mehrlichm said.
During the celebration, many people jumped in to see one of the oldest flying DC-3s in the world. One of the early flying planes was the flagship Texarkana.
Local companies such as Texarkana Emergency Center, Famers Bank and Trust, and Eagles Distribution sponsored the DC-3 plane.
“When I travel for business or entertainment, I try to get in and out just because it’s so easy to get in and out of Texarkana Regional Airport. Go to Dallas, Little Rock, Shreveport and about parking You have to worry. You have to worry about the price of your car. And it’s much harder to get in and out of your luggage. This is the atmosphere of your hometown, “said Texarkana’s local health authorities. Dr. Matt Young.
Mehrlich says the $ 36 million project is funded by air grants and public transport.
The terminal is expected to be completed by 2024.
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