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Airport additions In the past five years, Chattanooga's airport has added flights, parking and other upgrades: December 2011: Airport launches largest solar energy farm at a Tennessee airport with 3,948 solar panels. February 2012: Airport marks LEED Platinum certification of new corporate flight terminal. January 2014: Airport buys TAC Air operations. April 2014: Passenger terminal undergoes $7.2 million renovation. September 2014: Rental car lot doubled with $1.5 million upgrade. August 2015: West Star Aviation invests $22.5 million in air maintenance facility; plans to hire 225 people. April 2016: New parking spaces added. September 2016: United Airlines launches nonstops to New York area and Chicago. Source: Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Staff file photo by Dan Henry / Terry Hart, Chattanooga Airport CEO, marks the inaugural nonstop flight from United Airlines connecting Chattanooga to the New York area. Staff file photo by Dan Henry / Terry... Photo by Dan Henry /Times Free Press. Terry Hart, president and CEO of Chattanooga Airport Terry Hart, president and CEO of Chattanooga Airport Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport blew past its old passenger traffic mark in 2016, spurring officials to craft a new master plan that will look at more gates, parking ...

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