Stories to follow in 2019: McKinney National Airport prepares for more development

The McKinney National Airport's new terminal is expected to open in April.

The McKinney National Airport's new terminal is expected to open in April.

What we reported: Since December 2017 the McKinney National Airport opened a new hangar, purchased 190 acres of land, and broke ground on a new terminal and hangar. Officials said the land was purchased to protect the airport’s growth potential.

The latest: The new terminal is expected to be complete in April. Airport Director Ken Carley said he expects the airport to have several announcements in early 2019, including information about four future projects and more companies joining the airport.
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.