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Monday, June 5, 2017

Alaska flights in about a year: Ground broken at Paine Field


An artist’s rendering of the new passenger terminal at Paine Field in Everett. (Propeller Airports)

Everett Herald Article:

EVERETT — The chance to use Paine Field to fly away on business or vacation suddenly felt much closer Monday as political and business leaders gathered to break ground on a future passenger terminal.

The ceremony followed Alaska Airlines’ announcement in May that it intends to serve Paine Field with at least nine daily flights, starting some time next year. Propeller Airports, the company that’s building the two-gate terminal, received a grading permit in April.

“About 12 months from now, we look forward to welcoming you to the terminal opening,” Propeller CEO Brett Smith said.

To continue reading head to Everett Herald

Officials of Alaska Airlines, Propeller Airports and local governments celebrate after a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Paine Field passenger terminal on Monday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden talks during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Paine Field passenger terminal on Monday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
An artist’s rendering of the new passenger terminal at Paine Field in Everett. (Propeller Airports)



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