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Salt Lake City Opens First Part Of $4B Renovated Airport

Salt Lake City’s renovated airport welcomed its first passengers Tuesday at a new concourse that is part of the first phase of a $4.1 billion project.

A plane leaving for Atlanta received a water cannon salute on the tarmac and city, airport and airline officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony inside to celebrate the work accomplished over the first six years of construction.A second concourse is set to open in October and the rest of the rest of the new airport is scheduled to be completed by 2024.