The new €11.5m ($16m) Kennedy Terminal at Ireland West Airport Knock has been officially unveiled.

The terminal features a new security screening area, extended check-in facilities, increased departure lounge space, and new retail and catering facilities.

The new terminal also features an integrated fully automated real-time flight arrival and departure information system and a new CAT II instrument landing system (ILS).

The airport is expected to serve more than 600,000 passengers in 2009.