Study: Salt Lake City International Airport Rebuild Injects $5.5B Into Local Economy, Creates More than 3,300 Jobs

Sept. 20, 2018

The new Salt Lake City International Airport’s construction costs of $2.9 billion will boost the local economy by $5.5 billion — including creating an average of 3,319 jobs a year, a new study says.

That study is “measuring the ripple effect” of every dollar spent on construction as it passes through the economy, Christine Richman, director of planning and economic development for GSBS Consulting, told the Airport Advisory Board on Wednesday.

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