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Construction starts soon on new Stafford airport terminal

Friday - 10/5/2012, 3:21am  ET

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Construction is expected to begin soon on a new, permanent terminal building at the Stafford Regional Airport.

Airport manager Ed Wallis tells The Free Lance-Star that everything is ready for the start of construction, said airport manager Ed Wallis. West Point-based Curtis Contracting Inc. is the general contractor for the 10,000-square-foot facility.

A formal groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 16. Construction is expected to last about 10 months.

The $3.4 million facility will include a passengers' lounge, business center, conference room, flight planning and pilots' area, administrative offices, vending machines and restrooms.

The permanent structure will replace the double-wide trailer that is currently serving as the airport's terminal.

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Information from: The Free Lance-Star, http://www.fredericksburg.com/


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