Over $17 million in upgrades approved for Region of Waterloo airport

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CTVNewsKitchener.ca Staff | Thursday, June 10, 2021

Region of Waterloo International AirportThe Region of Waterloo International Airport is seen on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.

KITCHENER — Region of Waterloo council has approved over $17 million in upgrades for the area’s international airport.

The green light to help with terminal expansion, a new baggage carousel and handling system, and modular systems was given during a Wednesday night council meeting.

The upgrades are a part of a $44 million expansion that coincides with partnerships between Pivot and Flair Airlines.

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