b'46 LGBTERMINAL/BAGGAGELong Beach Airport Adds Permanent Checked Baggage Inspection Systemand Improves Ticketing Building BY KRISTIN SHAWAfter five years as deputya meet and greet plaza with executive director for Los Angelesconcessions.World Airports (LAWA), CynthiaThe most delicate project was renovating FACTS&FIGURESGuidry took over asthe shell of LGBs historic terminal, which director of Long Beachwas built in 1941 and received historic Project: Terminal Improvements Airport (LGB) in 2019. Key Components: New ticketing building; seismicWhen she arrived, thelandmark designation in 1990. retrofit for historic terminal building; checked baggageSouthern CaliforniaThe larger ticketing building and inspection areaairport was in the midstnew checked baggage inspection area Location: Long Beach (CA) Airportof a major renovationopened in spring 2022. Together, these Project Scope: 6,545 sq. ft. in checked baggagethat began with thetwo projects accounted for nearly half of inspection area; 16,700 sq. ft. in ticketing buildingplanning process inCYNTHIA GUIDRY the $110 million budget for the program Cost: $110 million2017.known as Phase II.Timeline: Request for proposals issued in 2017, contractThe ongoing $110 million overhaulDesigned by Corgan and constructed by awarded that fall; design process extended into 2018;spans six key areas: Swinerton, this round of renovations and construction began in 2019; remaining improvements slated checked bag inspection operations, improvements is the sequel to Phase I, a to debut by end of 2023baggage claim building,$100 million program that was completed General Contractor: Swinerton Buildersticketing building,in 2012. It delivered a new parking Architect of Record: Corgan/Studio One Elevencore and shell renovation of thestructure and a passenger concourse with Key Goals/Benefits: Strengthening original terminalhistoric terminal,local concessions, indoor/outdoor dining building & retrofitting for earthquake protection; improving r ental car customer service buildingareas and a post-checkpoint garden. ticket building; creating permanent checked baggage(inside the original terminal), and inspection area November |December 2022AirportImprovement.com'