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A new terminal for the Alberta airport opens on June 9, 2014. The $258-million facility is five times larger than the old terminal.

The main hall of the new Fort McMurray International Airport terminal in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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Fort McMurray airport authority president and CEO Scott Clements is pictured in the new Fort McMurray International Airport terminal on May 26, 2014.

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An airport representative stands in front of custom window art.

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A painting by Lucas Seaward, who paints with bitumen, hangs in the observation level.

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The passenger lounge area of the new Fort McMurray International Airport terminal.

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The passenger lounge area of the terminal, slated to open on June 9, 2014.

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The check-in area of the new terminal.

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An apron, for parking planes, at the new Fort McMurray International Airport terminal in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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An external view of the new Fort McMurray International Airport terminal in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The new facility is roughly five times larger than the current terminal and is slated to open June 9, 2014.

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