The expansion of the Portland International Jetport is unveiled formally today, 4th May 2.10.

Approx $75 million has gone into improving and enlargeing the site with a doubling of the size of the main passeneger terminal and 3 new gates added to help cope with existing passenger numbers and attract new business.

It also includes additional passenger screening facilities, improved baggage-handling systems and eadditionals security screening equipment and a passenger bridge from the garage making Portland airport parking a much easier experience.

Work already has been under way before Tuesday’s formal groundbreaking, and the project is due to be completed by January 2012.