UT: Airport Functioning Under Continuous Construction

May 11, 2018

Work on the $17.5 million airport renovation is continuing, but Canyonlands Field Airport Director Judd Hill said the airport is open and functioning – aside from a punch list of about 100 things that still need to be completed.

Canyonlands Field Airport reopened May 1 with a new daily flight service connecting air passengers to Denver through United’s SkyWest Airlines, but the runway, taxiway and terminal are still under construction.

Leading up to the arrival of the first flight, members of the Grand County Airport Board said the building was approved for use as the first incoming flight was in-air.

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