Groundbreaking took place Thursday for the first airport to be built in the United States since 9/11.
A delegation of officials along with aviation representatives did the honors of turning the ceremonial dirt.
Construction is officially underway on the new Panama City-Bay County International Airport.
It’s a 330-million dollar project.
It will be the largest airport between Atlanta and Orlando, attracting passengers across a 200-mile radius:
The St. Joe Company donated a 4,000 acre site, for the new airport, in the West Bay community, several miles north of Panama City Beach.
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