Here’s more on Orlando airport’s next expansion plans

ORLANDO, Fla. — Editor’s note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal.

Orlando International Airport CEO Kevin Thibault has his sights set on the next stage of the air hub’s expansion — something that starts with the September debut of the new Terminal C and beyond.

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Thibault often visits the new Terminal C project that will bring online 15 new airline gates and raise the passenger capacity at the airport to 60 million — currently the airport welcomes 47 million travelers.

Terminal C, a $2.8 billion-plus expansion, will open in September with myriad upgrades, including a low-touch environment with concessions, interactive media displays and architecture. It will help the airport provide a newer experience for travelers, designed to showcase the region and what it has to offer.

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