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Inside Utah’s new St. George Municipal Airport

Southern Utah recently celebrated the opening of the $159 million St. George Municipal Airport, which replaces an airport one fifth the size.

From the outside, the airport looks lovely.

(Photo by Dave Becker)

But what’s inside?

Complimentary Wi-Fi, two empty space awaiting restaurants, painted tiles of scenes in St. George history and a mural by Greg Abbott, a bronze sculpture by L’Deane Trueblood and a painting of Zion on loan from Zion Nation Park.

L’Deane Trueblood during installation of “Vicki Van Meter” sculpture. Van Meter, who committed suicide in 2008, became famous in the early 1990s for being the youngest pilot to fly across the United States. Photo by Dave Becker