The Salt Lake International Airport will need a new runway by 1995, says Lou Miller, the airport's director.
Miller said five-, ten- and 20-year master plans will be displayed for public comment at a 7 p.m. April 27 hearing in the lecture hall of the Salt Lake Public Library, 209 E. Fifth South.
The short-term plan would cost about $160 million and calls for construction of a four-level parking garage, expansion of the baggage claim area in Terminal 2 and realignment and widening of airport entrance roads.
Also in the near future, airport officials hope to expand the Delta Airlines ticketing area, build a new commuter airlines terminal and start site work and taxiway expansions for the airport's new runway.
Within 20 years, the airport will build the third runway and need major terminal expansion, Miller said. He estimates the price tag for the total package could be $1 billion.