Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport on Monday unveiled a bigger and brighter terminal that is designed to give travelers more dining choices and improve their flying experience.
“I love it,” said one traveler, Mary Gibson of Spartanburg, who has used GSP since its early days in the 1960s. “It has lots of its own personality. It’s clean and new.”
The nearly five-year WINGSPAN project cost $125 million, generated 1,400 jobs during construction and pumped an estimated $164 million into the local economy, airport spokeswoman Rosylin Weston told a group of reporters during a tour of the renovated terminal. A celebration is set for Tuesday evening.
“Many local contractors and vendors participated in this program, ensuring the circulation of local dollars within the community,” she said.
The terminal has remained open during the entire project.