Crews to ren­o­vate more of Char­lotte’s air­port, with new floors, seats, out­lets

The Herald (Rock Hill) - - Business - BY CASSIE COPE [email protected]­lot­teob­server.com

Trav­el­ers fly­ing through Char­lotte Dou­glas In­ter­na­tional Air­port will be­gin to see ren­o­va­tion work on Con­course C start­ing on Mon­day.

The ren­o­va­tions, $ 70 mil­lion of a $2.5 bil­lion in­vest­ment that in­cludes adding a run­way to the air­port, will in­clude new floor­ing — re­plac­ing car­pet with ter­razzo — new seats with power out­lets and up­graded re­strooms.

Work is ex­pected to be com­plete by spring of next year. Most of the work will be done at night so pas­sen­gers will still be able to use the con­course, ac­cord­ing to the air­port.

But some ar­eas will be closed off when the ter­razzo is newly poured, ac­cord­ing to the air­port.

The air­port has also

MOST OF THE WORK WILL BE DONE AT NIGHT SO PAS­SEN­GERS WILL STILL BE ABLE TO USE THE CON­COURSE.

been work­ing on Con­course A, which added nine gates in July. That con­struc­tion should be com­plete early next year.

Ren­o­va­tions have also been un­der­way on Con­course B, which the air­port said will wrap up this spring. Later this year, work is ex­pected to be­gin to ex­pand the ter­mi­nal lobby and ren­o­vate the tick­et­ing and bag­gage ar­eas.

New des­ti­na­tions have re­cently been added from Char­lotte to in­ter­na­tional and U.S. lo­ca­tions.

ELY POR­TILLO es­[email protected]­lot­teob­server.com

Trav­el­ers fly­ing through Char­lotte Dou­glas In­ter­na­tional Air­port will be­gin to see more ren­o­va­tion work on Mon­day. The work in­cludes new floors— re­plac­ing car­pet with ter­razzo— new seats with power out­lets and up­graded re­strooms.

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