Travels will observe major variations at Daytona airport as renovation wraps up

Crews are placing the ending touches on a enormous renovation challenge at the Daytona Beach front Intercontinental Airport.

Airport Director Karen Feaster stated the $14 million up grade, which begun in advance of the pandemic, was much desired. 

“The terminal was created in 1992, and there’s under no circumstances been any big renovation to it, so this is all new flooring, lighting, paint, furniture and a ton of tenant accommodations,” she claimed. 

“Oh, it appears to be like 100% better, wonderful, yeah, they are accomplishing a wonderful work,” said Lisa Holt, who travels to and from Kentucky to stop by family in Daytona. 

The airport’s main taxi way also received a facelift.

“Did a entire rehabilitation of the taxiway from the underground all the way up… LED lights and what not so it is in perfect condition all set for air company,” Feaster stated.

All of the get the job done taking place as the airport struggles throughout the drastic downturn in tourists owing to COVID-19.

“April was what we get in touch with our rock-base thirty day period. We were down 94% and there was one working day we had 64 travels in and out of the airport that working day,” Feaster said.

The airport additional two new immediate flights this month. Feaster hopes more solutions and a new look will provide a much better 2021.