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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.

Toronto Pearson Int’l Sees Benefits of Runway Rehab Project

Toronto Pearson Int’l Sees Benefits of Runway Rehab Project
After an extensive rehabilitation completed in a single construction season, the second-busiest runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) officially reopened in November 2022.

Exterior Jet Bridge Coating Saves Energy, Increases Passenger Comfort at Harry Reid Int’l

Exterior Jet Bridge Coating Saves Energy, Increases Passenger Comfort at Harry Reid Int’l
Harry Reid Int'l in Las Vegas regularly sees temperatures over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, requiring significant energy to cool its passenger boarding bridges. The Clark County Department of Aviation, which operates LAS, has opted to have a reflective ceramic coating applied to bridge exteriors to keep interiors more comfortable for passengers.

Decatur Airport Builds New Facility for Firefighting and Maintenance Teams

Decatur Airport Builds New Facility for Firefighting and Maintenance Teams
No one had to convince Airport Director Tim Wright that Decatur Airport (DEC) desperately needed a new aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) facility. He began his career at DEC as a firefighter back in 2004 and was well aware that its 1960s-era fire station was outdated.

Naples Airport Recovers After Hurricane Ian’s Saltwater Storm Surge

Naples Airport Recovers After Hurricane Ian’s Saltwater Storm Surge
Hurricane Ian's storm surge caused flooding from the Gulf of Mexico and the Gordon River, which runs along the west side of Naples Airport (APF). The storm surge pushed saltwater up from the Gulf and into the airport.

New Parking Ramp at Raleigh-Durham Int’l Full From Day One

New Parking Ramp at Raleigh-Durham Int’l Full From Day One
This April, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) solved what many in the industry would consider a champagne problem with a new $33 million overnight parking ramp for aircraft.

Florida’s Statewide Markings Program Evolves

Florida’s Statewide Markings Program Evolves
Between thunderstorms and blazing heat, there are plenty of obstacles that can complicate airfield maintenance in Florida. One thing that’s not a hurdle? Finding a reliable, cost-efficient team for airfield marking projects.

Airfield Improvements at Lubbock Executive Include Elevated Linear Taxiway Lights

Airfield Improvements at Lubbock Executive Include Elevated Linear Taxiway Lights
Lubbock Executive Airpark used to close on weekends so race enthusiasts could use its 3,500-foot runway as a drag strip. And until recently, the airfield was lit by all-weather 75-watt light bulbs purchased from the local hardware store.

Architecture as Art - Edmonton International Airport (YEG)

Architecture as Art - Edmonton International Airport (YEG)
YEG in Alberta decided to go big and bold by making its air traffic control tower a piece of artwork in and of itself.

New Beauty Concept Store at JFK Int’l Caters to Style-Conscious Passengers

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

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. In what could be considered a Mercury or Gemini mission to prepare for the highly anticipated new facility, ORD recently expanded, reconfigured and renovated Terminal 5.

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Lincoln Airport Takes Creative Route to Adding New Leisure Service

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. leisure markets. And seats are filling up.

New Terminal Connector/TSA Checkpoint Eliminates Passenger Flow Problems at Lehigh Valley Int’l

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. At Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Hanover Township, PA, the pandemic exacerbated passenger flow problems the airport had wrestled with for years.

Taxiway Project at Oakland Int’l Offers Concrete Example About Power of Communication, Teamwork

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

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 Replaces Outdated Terminal With New Facility Packed With Upgrades
Barkley Regional Airport (PAH) in West Paducah, KY, completed a curb-to-tarmac transformation. In addition to building a new terminal, the airport constructed a new entrance road, brought in brand-new utilities, added new parking facilities and built a new terminal apron with a passenger boarding bridge.

Seattle-Tacoma Int’l Emphasizes Compassion Regarding Homeless People in Terminal

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. With a portion of that population suffering from mental health issues, there have been assaults to passengers and airport employees as well as security breaches or other incidents that cause facility shutdowns or flight delays.

St. Louis Int’l Removes All Underground Fuel Tanks

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. After all, it doubled the airport’s fuel storage capacity to 3 million gallons, added the latest technology and made fueling operations at STL more efficient and environmentally friendly.

Baltimore/Washington Int’l Updates Concourse D With Custom Ceiling and New HVAC System

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

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

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. Paul International Airport (MSP), the Metropolitan Airports Commission developed a machine learning technology that received a U.S. patent in late February 2023.

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