FINDLAY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – As construction is slated to begin this spring on a new billion-dollar terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport, new renderings have been released.

The airport says the terminal is a cornerstone of a five-year Smart Plan Forward project.

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“We thought, how do we turn the past five years of success into the next five years of economic development?” a news release quoted Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis saying at the State of the Airport event.

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“And the answer was clear: turn aspiration into reality. Redefine what it means to be an airport.”

The terminal was announced two years ago, and at the event, new renderings were unveiled.

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Crews are expected to break ground this spring. The terminal is expected to be complete in 2023.