Orlando Airport’s Terminal C has opened after decades of planning and nearly five years of construction. The $2.8 billion project, according to an announcement, adds 15 additional gates to increase the airport’s passenger capacity by 25%, or 10 million to 12 million annual passengers. The anchor airline is JetBlue, while the terminal will also house Aer Lingus, Azul, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Emirates, GOL, Icelandair, Lufthansa and Norse. Kevin Thibault, CEO of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, said the “state-of-the-art” terminal is leading the way to a “truly intermodal” future for all of central Florida, where passengers will be able to take a plane, a train or an automobile from one location. The airport features: 15 gates capable of accommodating up to 20 aircraft; RFID (radio frequency identification) tags on all baggage; bags first international arrival area; automated TSA screening lanes; more than 1,000 video display screens with directional and flight information; and 33 retail food and beverage outlets.