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New Beauty Concept Store at JFK Int’l Caters to Style-Conscious Passengers
In addition to yellow taxicabs and world-class arts, New York City is known for cutting-edge fashion and beauty—and they all can be found at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). A new retail concession in Terminal 4 showcases the city’s focus on beauty, in particular.
O’Hare Unveils Larger, More Modern Terminal 5
Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is taking a metered approach to building its new Global Terminal, which is tentatively slated to begin construction in 2026 and open by 2030.
Lincoln Airport Takes Creative Route to Adding New Leisure Service
Flying in the face of economic trends that stymied years of efforts to boost local air connectivity, Lincoln Airport (LNK) in southeast Nebraska recently tapped an unexpected pool of federal dollars to jumpstart new air service. Now the local community has nonstop flights to seven popular U.S.
New Terminal Connector/TSA Checkpoint Eliminates Passenger Flow Problems at Lehigh Valley Int’l
The historic COVID pandemic forced businesses around the world to rejigger, reconfigure and muster all the ingenuity they had to remain viable.
Taxiway Project at Oakland Int’l Offers Concrete Example About Power of Communication, Teamwork
Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) in California orchestrated a complex, multi-phase rebuild of a critical taxiway that was substantially completed in about 80 days without any disruptions to airline traffic.
Early ORAT Process Helps Des Moines Int’l Create Plan for Opening Day Success
The new terminal project at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is a once-in-a-generation undertaking nearly a decade in the making. But it’s also expected to be an overnight success—that is, in terms of closing the existing terminal one day and starting operations in the new one the next.
Barkley Regional Replaces Outdated Terminal With New Facility Packed With Upgrades
Barkley Regional Airport (PAH) in West Paducah, KY, completed a curb-to-tarmac transformation.
Seattle-Tacoma Int’l Emphasizes Compassion Regarding Homeless People in Terminal
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) has experienced an increase in unhoused people seeking shelter within its facilities.
St. Louis Int’l Removes All Underground Fuel Tanks
When St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) opened its new $50 million jet fuel storage facility and updated hydrant system in August 2021, the project was widely acclaimed.
Baltimore/Washington Int’l Updates Concourse D With Custom Ceiling and New HVAC System
Form over function, or function over form? It’s an age-old debate with no definitive answer. Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and its project partners chose both for the recently completed $20 million renovation of Concourse D.
Apron at Centralia Shows Minimal Wear After Three Decades of Use
The 30-year-old apron at Centralia/James T. Field Memorial Airport (YCE) in Huron Park, ON, has only recently started to show a few cracks, thanks to a fiberglass material installed between its asphalt layers in 1993.
New Noise Technology System at Minneapolis-St. Paul Int’l Earns Patent
Effective strategies to reduce aircraft noise must be based on accurate information. Whatever the strategy, precise information is always the starting point. To collect the best possible noise data about Minneapolis-St.
Pitt-Greenville Uses Pandemic Stimulus Funds for New Hangars
When commercial traffic at Pitt-Greenville Airport (PGV) took a severe dip during the global COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina airport did more than open a window. It built its own doors…on five new hangars for corporate aircraft.
Desert Wildlife on the Move - Harry Reid International Airport (LAS)
There’s much more to Las Vegas than bustling casinos and glitzy stage shows.
Virtual Ramp System at Kansas City Int’l Provides 360-Degree View of Airfield
After four years of construction and many more years of planning, Kansas City International Airport (MCI) opened its new $1.5 billion terminal this February.

9-Story Office Building Open for Business at Tampa Int’l

9-Story Office Building Open for Business at Tampa Int’l
Tampa International Airport (TPA) is officially a heavy hitter in the Florida Gulf Coast real estate market. SkyCenter One, a 272,000-square-foot facility on the south side of the airport, contains nine floors: just more than five for commercial leasing, three for airport staff, and ground floor amenities including a café with outdoor seating and a large fitness center for all tenants.

Digital Taxi Dispatching at San Diego Int’l Frees Up Land, Reduces Traffic Congestion

Digital Taxi Dispatching at San Diego Int’l Frees Up Land, Reduces Traffic Congestion
Airport operators short on usable real estate might want to check out what’s happening at San Diego International (SAN), an airport that is boxed in by both land and water. Using a digital system to dispatch taxis has allowed SAN to significantly decrease the land needed for its taxi hold lot and freed up valuable space for other uses.

New Pipeline Helps Assure Fuel Supply at Harry Reid Int’l and Other Vegas Airports

New Pipeline Helps Assure Fuel Supply at Harry Reid Int’l and Other Vegas Airports
A 3.5-mile pipeline snaking beneath the streets of Las Vegas is the final component of a multi-phase fuel system project at Harry Reid International Airport (LAS), formerly known as McCarran International. The roughly $70 million initiative, funded entirely by the local fuel consortium, dates back to the early 2000s, when Clark County Department of Aviation began looking for ways to expand storage and throughput of the system that feeds aviation fuel to LAS and four smaller airports that serve Southern Nevada.

New Terminal at Lafayette Regional Was a True Community Effort

New Terminal at Lafayette Regional Was a True Community Effort
Officials at Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) don’t consider the new terminal they unveiled in January to be theirs. Executive Director Steven Picou takes great pride that it was a project of the people, by the people and for the people of the Louisiana communities LFT serves.

Digital Software Improves Productivity at Des Moines Int’l and Waco Regional

Digital Software Improves Productivity at Des Moines Int’l and Waco Regional
It was 2019, and Clint Torp had just started his new job as director of Operations at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) in central Iowa. As the new kid on the block, Torp began familiarizing himself with the facility’s operations and processes. And it didn’t take long before he realized the data collection system DSM had in place wasn’t providing enough data or the right data. As a self-professed “data guy,” Torp knew straight away that he wanted to make some changes.

Indianapolis Int’l Rehabs Main Crosswind Runway

Indianapolis Int’l Rehabs Main Crosswind Runway
Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is enjoying the benefits of rehabilitating Runway 14-32, its main crosswind runway that also happened to be one of its oldest. Associated connector taxiways were upgraded with new pavement and lighting as well.

Cincinnati Int’l Invests in the Future With New Transportation Center, Roadway Improvements

Cincinnati Int’l Invests in the Future With New Transportation Center, Roadway Improvements
​If there is one through line for the new rental car and ground transportation center at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), it is convenience. Chief Executive Officer Candace McGraw describes the 1.57 million-square-foot facility as “a walkable solution” that saves travelers time by connecting them directly to the baggage claim and ticketing areas, and eliminating the need to ride shuttles to get rental cars.

Innovation Checkpoint at Harry Reid Int’l Provides Proving Ground for New Screening Technologies

Innovation Checkpoint at Harry Reid Int’l Provides Proving Ground for New Screening Technologies
With a high volume of unseasoned travelers passing through its terminals every day, Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas provides an ideal working laboratory for new screening equipment. Currently, TSA is putting several technologies and procedures through the paces at its Innovation Checkpoint on the lower level of Terminal 3.

Going Green - Edmonton International Airport (YEG)

At Edmonton International Airport (YEG), an installation made of plants literally adds tons of oxygen to the terminal every year and removes common airborne toxins.

Greater Sudbury Airport Boosts Snow Removal Efficiency by Embracing New Technology

Greater Sudbury Airport Boosts Snow Removal Efficiency by Embracing New Technology
Several years ago, YSB started investing in larger pieces of equipment that do the work of multiple machines to help its small, but seasoned, staff remove more snow in less time. That, in turn, allows the airport to allocate its 15 snow removal employees and seasonal workers more efficiently. To handle copious amounts of snow with a relatively small snow removal staff, the Ontario airport takes a tactical approach that emphasizes advanced equipment and machines that boost productivity and efficiency.

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Cincinnati Int’l Invests in the Future With New Transportation Center, Roadway Improvements

Cincinnati Int’l Invests in the Future With New Transportation Center, Roadway Improvements
​If there is one through line for the new rental car and ground transportation center at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), it is convenience. Chief Executive Officer Candace McGraw describes the 1.57 million-square-foot facility as “a walkable solution” that saves travelers time by connecting them directly to the baggage claim and ticketing areas, and eliminating the need to ride shuttles to get rental cars.

Innovation Checkpoint at Harry Reid Int’l Provides Proving Ground for New Screening Technologies

Innovation Checkpoint at Harry Reid Int’l Provides Proving Ground for New Screening Technologies
With a high volume of unseasoned travelers passing through its terminals every day, Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas provides an ideal working laboratory for new screening equipment. Currently, TSA is putting several technologies and procedures through the paces at its Innovation Checkpoint on the lower level of Terminal 3.

Going Green - Edmonton International Airport (YEG)

At Edmonton International Airport (YEG), an installation made of plants literally adds tons of oxygen to the terminal every year and removes common airborne toxins.

Greater Sudbury Airport Boosts Snow Removal Efficiency by Embracing New Technology

Greater Sudbury Airport Boosts Snow Removal Efficiency by Embracing New Technology
Several years ago, YSB started investing in larger pieces of equipment that do the work of multiple machines to help its small, but seasoned, staff remove more snow in less time. That, in turn, allows the airport to allocate its 15 snow removal employees and seasonal workers more efficiently. To handle copious amounts of snow with a relatively small snow removal staff, the Ontario airport takes a tactical approach that emphasizes advanced equipment and machines that boost productivity and efficiency.

New Processing Building at Tijuana Int’l Facilitates Increased Passenger Traffic to/from U.S.

New Processing Building at Tijuana Int’l Facilitates Increased Passenger Traffic to/from U.S.
When the CrossBorder Xpress terminal opened about six years ago, officials knew its pedestrian bridge directly linking Tijuana’s General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport (TIJ) and the U.S. would be popular. What they didn’t expect was a 100% increase in passenger traffic.

Los Angeles Int’l Adds New Economy Parking Facility

Los Angeles Int’l Adds New  Economy Parking Facility
In 2019, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was the third-busiest airport in the world, and that put its parking capacity to the test. Although its Central Terminal Area parking structures can hold more than 8,000 vehicles, those spaces command premium prices and often fill up when business travelers need them most.

Greenville-Spartanburg Int’l Brings Select Food/Beverage Concessions in House

Greenville-Spartanburg Int’l Brings Select Food/Beverage Concessions in House
Without question, COVID-19 has been a test for airports large and small, metropolitan and rural. In August 2020, during the early throes of the pandemic, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) changed from traditional concessions contracts to more narrow management agreements for five of its nine food and beverage locations.

Resourceful Financing Helps Build New Jet Fuel Facility at Tucson Int’l

Resourceful Financing Helps Build New Jet Fuel Facility at Tucson Int’l
When it’s time to update or replace an aging jet fuel facility, financing can be a big challenge. At Tucson International Airport (TUS), the local airline consortium worked with airport officials and an outside engineering consulting firm to find a creative way to ensure a steady fuel supply for all airport users.

Forward-Thinking Business Park Sets Stage for Success at Colorado Springs Airport

Forward-Thinking Business Park Sets Stage for Success at Colorado Springs Airport
Years of preliminary groundwork at Colorado Springs Airport (COS) are coming to fruition as Peak Innovation Park gains altitude. The commercial and industrial development is attracting a well-rounded cross-section of tenants, including Amazon, the U.S. Forest Service and companies supporting the aerospace and defense industries.

Atlanta Int’l Constructs South Deicing Complex

Atlanta Int’l Constructs South Deicing Complex
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) may not regularly deal with icing conditions, but that doesn’t mean they are not a concern for its airlines and airport management. As the busiest passenger airport in the United States, roughly 6% of all U.S. enplanements occur at ATL. So when operations slow there, the rest of the country is impacted.

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