TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A new place to claim your bags is among upgrades at Manhattan Regional Airport.
Travelers and the community will celebrate the completion of a terminal expansion at the airport with a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon.
A first round of upgrades was complete in 2015.
The latest round connects the airports two terminals and includes a brand new baggage claim area, larger jet bridge and a new space for visitors to greet departing and arriving passengers.
More upgrades could be landing soon.
Manhattan Mayor Usha Reddi told KSNT news, “we’re looking to open up a restaurant at some point.”
The addition brings the airports terminal space to 42,000 square feet of space.
Those interested in exploring the new space can do so from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Thursday.