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New Terminal Connector Improves Passenger Accessibility at Los Angeles Int’l
Los Angeles World Airports and Delta Air Lines have opened the final phases of their joint Delta Sky Way project at Los Angeles International Airport, a combined investment of $2.3 billion to revitalize one of the airline’s key hubs.
Rapidly Growing Volume of Oversized Baggage Prompts System Redesign at Salt Lake City Int’l
Snowbird. Deer Valley. Park City. The natural peaks around Salt Lake City that create sought-after runs for skiers also create problematic peak days for oversized baggage at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).
Automated Exit Safeguards and Welcomes Passengers Arriving at Oakland Int’l
Striking a balance between creating an inviting atmosphere for travelers and adhering to rigid security requirements is a familiar challenge for airport operators worldwide.
Watertown Regional Builds Old-School Charm Into New Terminal
Watertown Regional Airport (ATY) in South Dakota is an important travel gateway for the small city’s 22,000-plus residents and surrounding neighbors.
Airports Apply Heavy Surface Treatment to Increase Service Life of Asphalt Runways
The history of airfield pavement is filled with products and technologies originally developed for the road and highway industry.
Plane Train Extension is on Track for 2025 Delivery at Atlanta Int’l
Leadership at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is in a continuous cycle of investing in new approaches to efficiently accommodate the growing passenger numbers. To that end, a series of ATLNext development projects have been executed in plain sight.
St. Louis Int’l Looks to Future With Master Plan Projects to Consolidated Terminals
The master planning process is about provisioning for the future, and St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) is a prime example of why it’s so important.
Sedona Airport Increases Fuel Capacity
Leaders at Sedona Airport (SEZ) in Arizona knew they were on the clock to build a new fuel farm. The decades-old facility at SEZ had a hard time keeping up with customer demand. And, even worse, the fuel tanks themselves were rapidly deteriorating. A long-term solution was needed in the near term.
Private Terminal at Atlanta Int’l Offers Commercial Passengers VIP Treatment
Airline passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) can now experience the privacy and luxury typically only available to corporate and general aviation customers, thanks to a private terminal.
Can-Do Concession at San Francisco Int’l Comes Through for Customers in a Pinch
Major international airports receive countless requests every day from the millions of travelers they serve each year. Many of the requests are routine, but given the sheer number of people involved, there’s no telling what travelers may need.
British Columbia Community Backs Runway Project to Keep Local Airport Operating
Golden Municipal Airport (YGE), which is owned, operated and funded by its namesake town, does not support scheduled passenger service.
“Wingless Travel” Takes Flight at Regional Airports
When passengers choose to travel from a small regional airport to a larger hub, most assume a small regional jet will take them from Point A to Point B.
Airports Large and Small Open Their Facilities to Support Local Fundraisers
There’s something inherently exciting and interesting about airports. That’s why it can be incredibly effective when an airport allows people outside the industry onto its property for fundraising events such as car shows or an old-fashioned tug of war against a 757 cargo plane.
The Sky’s the Limit - Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF)
The exhibit is displayed in SDF’s central rotunda, just outside the entrances of both concourses.
MidAmerica Airport Expands, Renovates to Meet Passenger Growth
Big things are happening in the middle of the United States. This summer, MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) in Mascoutah, IL, celebrated the grand opening of its newly expanded and renovated terminal.

FAA, Randolph County Support General Aviation with New Runway

When the Randolph County Airport broke ground for a new runway last summer, it was the largest FAA-funded general aviation project in Indiana history.

Sarasota-Bradenton Upgrades HVAC & Adds Surge Protection

After a full year operating two new variable-speed magnetic-bearing HVAC chillers, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Florida is saving the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority $10,000 to $12,000 per month in utility fees - an approximate 30% cut in electrical consumption for the recently upgraded terminal.

Continental Revamps Ramp at Newark Liberty

Project Clean Slate is well underway at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The Continental Airlines initiative that began in late 2007 is steadily redesigning the carrier's space in Terminals A and C to better accommodate aircraft with added winglets.

Toronto Pearson Helps Launch Eco-Business Zone

Making an airport more sustainable is a huge task. Making the entire industrial/commercial area surrounding it is an even bigger undertaking; but it's a task officials at Toronto Pearson International Airport believe is worth the effort.

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.

Fort Campbell Army Airfield Lights Up with Solar

For eight years, Fort Campbell Army Airfield in Kentucky operated with a single main runway. But late last October, its other 4,500-foot runway (18/36) and 2,500-foot heliport (Destiny 23) reopened with a newly rehabilitated runway and new solar-powered lights.

Final Phase of People Mover Complete at Houston Intercont'l

As last summer ended, a new chapter in passenger convenience began at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston. With the third and final phase of its elevated rail system complete, the airport's TermaLink automated people mover (APM) now links all terminals.

New Year Brings Hope of Final BHS Commissioning at Nashville Int'l

Nashville International Airport's New Year's resolution is to have its $32 million integrated baggage handling and security screening system vetted and approved for use in early 2011.

The Virtues of Spending Wisely

From personal splurges on that perfect holiday gift to multi-billion infrastructure projects, spending makes the economy go 'round. Yet there seems to be a chorus of demands on the political front to curb governmental spending.

It's All About Improvement

If you ever want to get me really irritated, just throw me the statement: "Airports are monopoly service providers that need heavy government regulation." That drives me absolutely nuts, and I've been arguing to the contrary for 15 years.

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Continental Revamps Ramp at Newark Liberty

Project Clean Slate is well underway at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The Continental Airlines initiative that began in late 2007 is steadily redesigning the carrier's space in Terminals A and C to better accommodate aircraft with added winglets.

Toronto Pearson Helps Launch Eco-Business Zone

Making an airport more sustainable is a huge task. Making the entire industrial/commercial area surrounding it is an even bigger undertaking; but it's a task officials at Toronto Pearson International Airport believe is worth the effort.

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.

Fort Campbell Army Airfield Lights Up with Solar

For eight years, Fort Campbell Army Airfield in Kentucky operated with a single main runway. But late last October, its other 4,500-foot runway (18/36) and 2,500-foot heliport (Destiny 23) reopened with a newly rehabilitated runway and new solar-powered lights.

Final Phase of People Mover Complete at Houston Intercont'l

As last summer ended, a new chapter in passenger convenience began at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston. With the third and final phase of its elevated rail system complete, the airport's TermaLink automated people mover (APM) now links all terminals.

New Year Brings Hope of Final BHS Commissioning at Nashville Int'l

Nashville International Airport's New Year's resolution is to have its $32 million integrated baggage handling and security screening system vetted and approved for use in early 2011.

The Virtues of Spending Wisely

From personal splurges on that perfect holiday gift to multi-billion infrastructure projects, spending makes the economy go 'round. Yet there seems to be a chorus of demands on the political front to curb governmental spending.

It's All About Improvement

If you ever want to get me really irritated, just throw me the statement: "Airports are monopoly service providers that need heavy government regulation." That drives me absolutely nuts, and I've been arguing to the contrary for 15 years.

Bellingham Int'l Completes $29 Million Runway Rehab in 22 Days

On Aug. 31, Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Washington shut down its only runway for extensive rehabilitation at 11 p.m. Twenty-two days and 70,000 tons of asphalt later, a Horizon Air flight lifted off its new runway at 5:20 a.m. - despite unseasonably wet weather, even by Pacific Northwest standards.

Green Off-Site Parking Expected Soon at Denver International

Passengers flying out of Denver International Airport (DIA) will soon have an eco-friendly off-airport parking option. If all goes as planned, Canopy Airport Parking will open in November or December with 4,300 spaces.

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