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Published January 11, 2013, 12:00 AM

Photo gallery: Duluth International Airport terminal


The spacious entry and ticket counter area at the new airport terminal features lots of glass and natural light. Built-in shades can be lowered to control the amount of light. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)

  • The spacious entry and ticket counter area at the new airport terminal features lots of glass and natural light. Built-in shades can be lowered to control the amount of light. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • A statue honoring Maj. Joseph P. Gomer greets passengers as they enter their gates on the new airport terminal's second floor. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • The new airport features bold and easy-to-read signs. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • The new concourse or passenger waiting area is greatly expanded compared to the old airport terminal. Passengers waiting for their flights also have access to a snack bar, a bar, washrooms and can watch TV. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • A statue honoring Maj. Joseph P. Gomer, one of the Tuskegee Airmen, greets passengers as they enter their gates on the new airport terminal's second-floor mezzanine before going to their flights' departures. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • An exterior of the new Duluth International Airport terminal is shown. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • John Nickila, who works for Kraus Anderson Construction Co., vacuums one of the two baggage claim carousels at the new airport terminal Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • New X-ray machines to X-ray luggage at the new Duluth International Airport terminal are shown. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • Overview of the entry and ticket counter area at the new Duluth International Airport terminal. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • Tom Werner, executive director of the Duluth Airport Authority, describes the translucent birch-etched glass wall that separates the secured passenger area from the unsecured area. The glass can be seen through above eye level, but not below it to ensure security. "It's a very, very ingenious, pretty solution," he said. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • The passenger waiting area in the new Duluth International Airport terminal features many in-the-floor outlets for passengers to plug in their electronic devices. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • An exterior view of the new Duluth International Airport terminal is shown. (2013 file, Bob King / News Tribune)
  • A view shows the new Duluth International Airport terminal (foreground) and the current terminal. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
  • Passengers can check into their flights on their own by using one of the many self-check-in stations set up near the ticket counter. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)