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Terminal Modernization at Boston Logan Has Passengers and Locals Seeing Red, But in a Good Way
Nearly 250 years after Paul Revere rode out of Boston warning of a pending advance by British Redcoats, a shimmering red coat of paint warmly welcomes international visitors to the modern airport in his colonial hometown.
Terminal Expansion at Kansas City Int’l Prompts New Snow Removal Strategy and Equipment
Kansas City International Airport (MCI) recently underwent a transformative expansion, not only reshaping its terminal but also nearly tripling the size of its apron. In true domino fashion, those improvements created the need for a whole new approach to snow removal.
A new glycol recycling facility opened at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) featuring first-of-its-kind deicing technology for the United States.
Vancouver Int’l Turns Untimely Winter Storms Into Opportunity for Improvement
Staff members at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in British Columbia refer to the experience almost cryptically as “the Four Days in December.” And it’s as ominous as it sounds.
LaGuardia’s New Chase Sapphire Lounge is a Rare Gem
Designers and planners who created the luxe Chase Sapphire Lounge at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York “went for gold” regarding aesthetics, amenities and overall building standards. And they seem to have succeeded on all accounts.
Sarasota-Bradenton Int’l Adds New Cellphone Lot With Improved Amenities
The rapid growth at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)—a whopping 230% increase in passenger volume in the last five years—has brought smiles to the faces of management. But it also created an associated increase in vehicle traffic that caused curbside congestion at the terminal.
Massive Restroom Renovations in Progress at Miami Int’l
Miami International Airport (MIA) is undergoing a comprehensive renovation of more than 200 restrooms. The effort, slated for completion by 2030, is just one component of a larger future-ready capital initiative created under Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava to modernize MIA.
Montgomery Regional Leaps Into the Future With Electric Aircraft Chargers
Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Alabama claimed a spot in aviation history this February as one of the first U.S. airports to open a station with state-of-the-art chargers for electric aircraft.
Website Platform Helps Airports Attract More Customers
Growth can be elusive for any airport, especially small ones that suffer “leakage”—the loss of customers to larger nearby airports.
Danville Regional Renovates Terminal and Ramp
A new Caesars casino and hotel scheduled to open later this year near Danville Regional (DAN) has created a good news/bad news situation for the southern Virginia airport.
Waco Regional Uses CARES Act Funds for Terminal Renovation Project
Waco Regional Airport (ACT)—located smack dab between Austin-Bergstrom International (AUS) and Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW)—is making airport-wide investments to ensure that it will be able to continue meeting customer demand in central Texas.
Drones and Virtual Reality Speed Control Tower Siting at Boulder City Municipal
Coping with such change is essential, but staying ahead of it is ideal.
All-Star Art Installations - Indianapolis International Airport (IND)
From the moment airline passengers deplane, they see photos of NBA players and branded graphics everywhere—with plenty of spots for selfies.
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).

San Jose Int'l Modernizes Technology & Security

Technology and security received complete overhauls in the $1.3 billion modernization program at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) the last several years.

$1.3 Billion Modernization Project Redefines San Jose International

In mid-June, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) was on pace to complete its comprehensive $1.3 billion modernization project on schedule and under budget by month's end.

Progress

Need evidence of change? Just look at my updated photo. What worked fine for years is no longer suitable. My wife said the old photo made it look like our son had become publisher. I got the point.

Management Firm Strives to Make JFK's Terminal 4 Picture Perfect

Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York maintained a thriving film career. The bustling international terminal routinely appears as a backdrop in everything from major movies and television series to travel articles and corporate brochures.

Runway Risks: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

On the surface, it looks simple. Airports pave thin strips of real estate for aircraft to land on, and pilots check their books to make sure those strips are long enough and properly equipped for their particular aircraft. The only way for things to turn out poorly is if someone messes up, right?

Santa Barbara Shoots for Silver & Wins Gold

When Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) began constructing its new rental car facility in summer 2007, officials hoped it would earn a silver rating in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). As it turned out, the $7.8 million facility achieved a gold rating.

El Paso Int'l Renovates General Aviation Customs Facility

For five months, the general aviation arm of U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) at El Paso International Airport operated from a doublewide trailer. But those days are long forgotten, now that officers are settled back into their revamped, upgraded facilities.

Greenville-Spartanburg Int'l Rebuilds a Greener FBO

When a storm destroyed the general aviation terminal at Greenville-Spartanburg International in 2007, the local aviation commission didn't hold a grudge against nature. If fact, it resolved to build the most Earth-friendly, environmentally sensitive building possible, within economic reason. What it got was a facility currently being considered for silver or gold level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

Newport News Makes Headlines With New Concourse & Runway Rehab

There's plenty of good news at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Virginia: Construction of a new $13 million concourse has doubled the airport's gate capacity from six to 12. Its largest runway recently underwent a $16 million rehabilitation.

Airport Wi-Fi: Free or Fee

Internet access is a hot-button topic for travelers who are increasingly dependent on smart phones and other web-enabled gadgets to stay connected. Who should pay to provide it is entirely another matter.

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Progress

Need evidence of change? Just look at my updated photo. What worked fine for years is no longer suitable. My wife said the old photo made it look like our son had become publisher. I got the point.

Management Firm Strives to Make JFK's Terminal 4 Picture Perfect

Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York maintained a thriving film career. The bustling international terminal routinely appears as a backdrop in everything from major movies and television series to travel articles and corporate brochures.

Runway Risks: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

On the surface, it looks simple. Airports pave thin strips of real estate for aircraft to land on, and pilots check their books to make sure those strips are long enough and properly equipped for their particular aircraft. The only way for things to turn out poorly is if someone messes up, right?

Santa Barbara Shoots for Silver & Wins Gold

When Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) began constructing its new rental car facility in summer 2007, officials hoped it would earn a silver rating in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). As it turned out, the $7.8 million facility achieved a gold rating.

El Paso Int'l Renovates General Aviation Customs Facility

For five months, the general aviation arm of U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) at El Paso International Airport operated from a doublewide trailer. But those days are long forgotten, now that officers are settled back into their revamped, upgraded facilities.

Greenville-Spartanburg Int'l Rebuilds a Greener FBO

When a storm destroyed the general aviation terminal at Greenville-Spartanburg International in 2007, the local aviation commission didn't hold a grudge against nature. If fact, it resolved to build the most Earth-friendly, environmentally sensitive building possible, within economic reason. What it got was a facility currently being considered for silver or gold level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

Newport News Makes Headlines With New Concourse & Runway Rehab

There's plenty of good news at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Virginia: Construction of a new $13 million concourse has doubled the airport's gate capacity from six to 12. Its largest runway recently underwent a $16 million rehabilitation.

Airport Wi-Fi: Free or Fee

Internet access is a hot-button topic for travelers who are increasingly dependent on smart phones and other web-enabled gadgets to stay connected. Who should pay to provide it is entirely another matter.

Sea-Tac Helps Pioneer Bird Radar

Aircraft aren't the only things flying around airports. In the United States alone, more than 7,000 bird/aircraft collisions are reported annually to the Federal Aviation Administration. Many of the strikes produce costly damage. All present a safety risk.

Collaboration Yields Gate-to-Air Ground Surveillance at JFK

Unprecedented teamwork between an elite group of New York's political leaders and aviation representatives has led to the deployment of a new technology-based strategy for tackling the area's nation-leading flight delays.

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