United Airlines is poised to open its new widebody aircraft maintenance hangar at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Airline officials say the new $35 million facility expands United's maintenance capability for

A United Airlines jetliner (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

widebody aircraft by 33 percent at the airport in northern New Jersey. It also will help support United's fleet of 787st.

United will hold a grand opening ceremony for the 90,000-square-foot facility on Thursday morning.

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