b'36 Consolidated Ground TransportationISP PASSENGER TRANSPORT Center at Long Island MacArthur Facilitates Cascade of Other Improvements BY SCOTT BERMANFACTS&FIGURES Project: Ground Transportation Center Location: Long Island MacArthur Airport Islip, NYAnnual Enplanements: 800,000 (in pre-pandemic 2019)Scheduled Carriers: American; Breeze Airways; Frontier; Southwest Size of New Transportation Center: 12,000 sq. ft. Construction: Oct. 2020-March 2021Cost: $8.4 million Funding: New York State Aviation & EconomicThe new Ground Transportationis an example of larger, significant service Development grants; rental car Customer Facility Charges; bonds Center that opened this spring atand transportation improvementsincluding Tenants: Avis; Budget; Enterprise; National;Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)greater consolidation of road, air and rail Autoplane in Islip, NY, combines facilities for rental cartrafficin and near the airport. LaRose-Arken Architectural & Engineering Design: agencies with space for local buses, hoteland other officials note that the Ground C&S Companies courtesy shuttles and private vehicles workingTransportation Center builds upon ISPs other Engineering Construction Administration through Uber, Lyft and other app-based ride- strategic advantages. The airport is located & Inspection: JKL Engineering hailing services.in the Ronkonkoma section of Islip, just 60 General Contractor: J Anthony Enterprises It offers travelersmiles east of New York City, but smaller and convenience, but itsmore convenient for passengers than other Electrical Contractor: Rolands Electric airports in the New York metropolitan area, Mechanical Contractor: Premier Mechanicalreally about everythingshe explains.Systems transportation, says Airport CommissionerClearly, the Ground Transportation Center Plumbing Contractor: Maccarone Plumbing Shelley LaRose-Arken.is a point of pride at ISP. Housed in a former Pathogen-Reduction System: iWave-C, In fact, the new facilitySHELLEY LaROSE-ARKEN FAA automated flight service station that from Nu-CalgonJuly | August 2022AirportImprovement.com'