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Sep 17, 2013 11:26 PM by Connie Murphy

DIA begins construction on 5 new gates

DENVER (AP) - Denver International Airport has begun construction on five new gates to accommodate the growing presence of Southwest Airlines.

The Denver Post reports the airline is primarily served by the C concourse but has some overflow flights on the A concourse. Those gates will be relocated to C when the $46 million, 39,000-square-foot extension is finished by November 2014.

The extension is being paid for by DIA's Airport Capital Improvement Project funds, which are generated by airport revenues.

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