New airport terminal at ATY opens Wednesday!  (Audio)

August 9, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Some 20 months after construction began, the new passenger terminal at Watertown Regional Airport (ATY) opens tomorrow (Wednesday) morning.

Denver Air Connection’s first departing flight will exit the gate at 8:45.

Airport Manager Rob Cyrus says even after tomorrow’s opening, there will be a few punch list items to finish up before the August 26th grand opening…

Jon Coleman is a pilot for Denver Air, and their Director of Business Development. He talks about the value from the airline’s perspective of serving a market with a brand new terminal…

The cost of the new terminal is $26 million, most of which was covered by the Federal Government.