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Vancouver International Airport breaks ground on $9.1B expansion

By Jillian Morgan   


Rendering of the Pier D expansion (PHOTO: Vancouver Airport Authority)

RICHMOND, B.C.— Vancouver International Airport broke ground on its $9.1 billion multi-year expansion that will see the airport complete 75 major projects over the next two decades.

The ground breaking was held on June 15. (PHOTO: Vancouver Airport Authority)

Projects include the installation of geo-exchange systems, expansion of the airport’s domestic and transborder terminals and construction of a parkade and central utilities building. Construction on a new international pier will begin in 2018.

Vancouver Airport Authority expects construction activities will create nearly 2,500 full-time construction jobs by the end of 2018.



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