KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – There will be a new Holiday Inn hotel within walking distance of the Bellingham International Airport.
The Port of Bellingham Commission approved the plan for the 150 room hotel on Tuesday.
Port Real Estate Director Shirley McFearin says the hotel may be finished and open as early as the summer of 2015.
A Mount Vernon based hotel services group will build the Holiday Inn on port owned property across from the airport’s commercial terminal.
It will have its own restaurant, indoor pool and large conference rooms.