FINALLY, THE END IS IN SIGHT FOR the biggest--and longest--airport capital improvement program underway in the US. Miami International's new North Terminal, the last piece of the airport's $6 billion-plus modernization that began in 1992 and already has produced a 28-gate, 1.7-million-sq.-ft. South Terminal, a fourth runway and expanded cargo, parking and road facilities, is on track for completion in 2011. When this reporter last visited MIA in late 1999, the target date was 2007--and even ...

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