Palm Beach International Airport looking to build travel plaza with pizazz

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    Visualize the service plazas on Florida's Turnpike — only at the airport.

    That's what Palm Beach International Airport officials are hoping to create on 3.1 acres of airport property across from the cellphone lot.

    The airport is seeking proposals to build a travel plaza where people can grab a coffee or something to eat, fill up their gas tank or shop as they wait for flights to arrive. They want a plaza with pizazz, offering such amenities as wireless Internet access, real-time flight information, a pay phone and ATM. It could also include a fast-food restaurant, restrooms and a car wash.

    "We consider this as an extension of the airport," said Laura Beebe, deputy director of airport business affairs. "We're very cognizant about our passengers receiving the services they're looking for. We consider ourselves the stress-free airport."

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