b'28 DFW TERMINALSModular Construction Saves Time,Money During Gate Replacementat Dallas Fort Worth Intl BY JODI RICHARDSDallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is reimaginingdone in full partnership with American Airlines, Naja says. We had the what is possible for terminal construction with four rebuiltsame objectiverealizing and recognizing as a team that those gates gates that opened in June. Known as the High C Gates,were past their lifecycle and we had to do something about it.C35 to 39 were constructed landside, transported across the tarmacTerminal C is home to about 35% of DFWs and placed precisely on new columns in Terminaltotal operations, and American is the terminals C, where crews completed the inside finishes.only tenant. When Gates 35 to 39 were Khaled Naja, executive vice president ofadded in 1988, they were not intended to be infrastructure and development at DFW, reportspermanent structures. They were something that this innovative and highly collaborativeto get us through until something better delivery method minimized the impact tocame along, explains John Haywood, senior operations and passengers, and returned criticalmanager of corporate real estate for American.JOHN HAYWOODinfrastructure to use in record time. KHALED NAJA That was more than 30 years ago. In early Management for the High C Gates Demolition and Rebuild Project was2020, the airline and airport agreed that the aging gates needed to split between the airport and American Airlines. DFW was responsible forbe replaced. We found this to be the right opportunity to do that, the shell and core; American managed the build-out. This project wassays Haywood. September 2022AirportImprovement.com'