Category - Terminals

Peoria Airport Gets New Terminal & New Name

General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA) welcomed passengers into its new 125,000-square-foot terminal in late April. The larger, more modern and open space is a reflection of the local Illinois region and will serve as an "appealing front door to the community," says Gene Olson, director of airports for the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria.

Amarillo Int'l Unveils Clearly Upgraded Terminal

A $52.2 million terminal renovation at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, interrupted briefly by a rare flood, reminds passengers that they are at the center of the Texas Panhandle. Even the new glass boarding bridges, with all their European flair, highlight views of wide-open Panhandle plains.

SFO Finds Deeper Shade of Green for Terminal 2

In April, American Airlines and Virgin America flights began operating out of one of the most sustainable and modern airport terminals in the United States. With its recent $383 million renovation, Terminal 2 (T2) at San Francisco International

Nassau Airport Opens New U.S. Departures Terminal

The largest airport in The Bahamas, Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau, is becoming a source of national pride. The country's leader said so himself in February, at the grand opening of the airport's new 247,000-square-foot U.S. departures terminal.

New Replacement Airport Opens in St. George, UT

In January, the new St. George Municipal Airport (SGU) officially became a reality - and one of only two greenfield airports constructed in the nation in the last decade. The $159 million terminal and airfield replaced the city's former airport, which was perched on 274 acres atop a mesa with no room for expansion. Built prior to Sept. 11, 2001 and limited by existing infrastructure, St. George's previous airport failed to meet all of the FAA safety requirements for commercial airports.

Little Rock Nat'l Lays Financial & Operational Groundwork for New Terminal

Despite plans brewing for a new $175 million terminal at Little Rock National Airport (LIT), there's more talk of debt reduction and airline fees than carpet swatches and paint samples.

Raleigh-Durham Int'l Crowns Research Triangle with New Common-Use Terminal

After debuting a preliminary phase in October 2008, Raleigh-Durham International (RDU) formally opened its new Terminal 2 in late January. For some, the 920,000-square-foot, two-concourse facility had been a long time coming.

Houston Hobby Replaces Aging Terminal

Planning for the renovation currently underway at William P. Hobby Airport began in the mid-1990s. At the time, the 40-year-old terminal was handling roughly 8 million passengers and was already in need of updates.

Sonoma Terminal is Remodeled & Ready for the Peanuts Gang

If Snoopy were at the September open house for the $2.5 million remodel of Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County (California) Airport, he would have probably done his happy dance.

San Antonio Int'l Opens New Terminal

The broad-based expansion program at San Antonio International Airport (SAT) took a giant step forward when the $120 million Terminal B opened at the end of October. The program also includes a $44 million bi-level roadway, $13 million central utility plant and $30 million consolidated baggage handling system. The projects are designed to work in concert to help the airport provide a higher level of customer service while reducing the operating expenses of an aging terminal.

Miami Int'l Nears Completion of $2.94 Billion North Terminal

Miami International Airport is nearing completion of its $2.94 billion transformation of Concourses A through D into the new North Terminal. The work includes 1.8 million square feet of renovated space and 1.9 million square feet of new construction, including a 400,000-square-foot federal inspection facility.

Jackson Hole Airport Triples Its Capacity With Terminal Expansion & New Baggage Handling System

It's tough to beat the view from Raymond Bishop's office at Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) in Wyoming. It features mountain scenery that tourists travel across the world to see. As director of the only U.S. airport located inside a national park (Grand Teton National Park), Bishop also has a clear view of high expectations.

Boston Logan Blazes the Full-Body Scanner Trail

Boston Logan International Airport was among the first airports in the country to use advanced imaging technology (AIT) for passenger screening. In April, it began deploying 17 full-body scanners throughout the airport.

Dulles Aims for World-Class Status With Expansion of Int'l Arrivals Building

While traffic at most U.S. airports has generally declined, Washington Dulles International Airport has seen a continuing increase in international traffic - including significant gains throughout the recession.

Forecast Looks Sunny & Clear for New Florida Airport

As the first international commercial airport to open in the United States in more than a decade, the $307 million Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) has many success stories: Budgets were met. Deadlines were beat. And net environmental gains were achieved.

$1.3 Billion Modernization Project Redefines San Jose International

In mid-June, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) was on pace to complete its comprehensive $1.3 billion modernization project on schedule and under budget by month's end.

Management Firm Strives to Make JFK's Terminal 4 Picture Perfect

Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York maintained a thriving film career. The bustling international terminal routinely appears as a backdrop in everything from major movies and television series to travel articles and corporate brochures.

Newport News Makes Headlines With New Concourse & Runway Rehab

There's plenty of good news at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Virginia: Construction of a new $13 million concourse has doubled the airport's gate capacity from six to 12. Its largest runway recently underwent a $16 million rehabilitation.

Digital Art Display Proves to be an LA Showstopper

Los Angeles International Airport is putting on the Ritz and a touch of Hollywood glitz with its new $6 million digital art installation.

LAX Completes $723 MillionRenovation in March

International travelers arriving in Los Angeles expect a little pizzazz in the land of movie stars and endless beaches. But until recently, the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) greeted them with cramped spaces, dark and dingy corridors and outdated infrastructure.

New Terminal Opens the Door to Economic Growth in Winter Haven

Passengers flying into Winter Haven Municipal Airport (KGIF) receive an especially warm welcome these days - and a surprise if it's been awhile since they visited. The new and dramatically larger 13,362-square-foot terminal building completed in 2008 could make people think they've landed in another city.

Key West Shares Terminal Construction Risk with Contractor

Key West, FL, is an escape to paradise for millions of visitors every year. It's anything but, though, for construction projects. Literally located at mile marker zero, Key West International Airport faced unique challenges during its recent, much-needed $31 million terminal improvement project.

Terminal Makeover Finally a Reality at Anchorage Int'l

After more than a decade of design, demolition and construction, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is hosting travelers in a completely renovated terminal.

Arcata-Eureka Completes $7.4 Million Expansion

With 100,000 annual deplanements, the Arcata-Eureka airport in Humboldt County, CA, is small by airline standards. And after 9/11, it grew even smaller as new security requirements gobbled up nearly one-third of its terminal space.

Indy's New Airport Provides Clean Canvas for Art Collection

Art collections at Indianapolis, Ottowa, and Jacksonville International Airports are explored.


2022 Charlotte Douglas International Airport Report of Achievement

Giving back to the community is central to what Charlotte Douglas International Airport and its operator, the City of Charlotte Aviation Department, is about, and last year was no different. 

Throughout 2022, while recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, we continued our efforts to have a positive impact on the Charlotte community. Of particular note, we spent the year sharing stories of how Connections Don't Just Happen at the Terminal - from creating homeownership and employment opportunities to supporting economic growth through small-business development and offering outreach programs to help residents understand the Airport better.

This whitepaper highlights the construction projects, initiatives, programs and events that validate Charlotte Douglas as a premier airport.

Download the whitepaper: 2022 Charlotte Douglas International Airport Report of Achievement.



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