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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.

Pitt-Greenville Uses Pandemic Stimulus Funds for New Hangars

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. The construction project was the Pitt-Greenville Airport Authority’s way of generating a new source of revenue in the fast-changing pandemic-ravaged landscape.

Virtual Ramp System at Kansas City Int’l Provides 360-Degree View of Airfield

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. With 39 gates, 1 million square feet of terminal space and 6,200 parking spots, the new facility represents the largest single infrastructure project in Kansas City’s history.

Planning and Poise Under Pressure Help Sun Valley/Friedman Memorial Manage Traffic Surge for Elite Business Retreat

Planning and Poise Under Pressure Help Sun Valley/Friedman Memorial Manage Traffic Surge for Elite Business Retreat
Gathering some of the world’s busiest executives in the picturesque Idaho setting makes it easier for them to connect—and also creates spectacular traffic management challenges in the air and on the ramp at SUN. On a typical day, the small airport averages about 70 arrivals and departures, a mix of general aviation flights and commercial service. But traffic surges dramatically during the annual Sun Valley Conference.

Kennedy Int’l Begins $19 Billion Transformation by Revamping Terminal 8

Kennedy Int’l Begins $19 Billion Transformation by Revamping Terminal 8
In 2017, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) announced that John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) would undergo a long-term $19 billion redevelopment program to create a world-class aviation facility. Officials report that after just a few years, the massive initiative is, indeed, fully changing the way passengers, airlines and other tenants experience the busy New York airport.

Albuquerque Sunport Adds More Local Flavor

Albuquerque Sunport Adds More Local Flavor
Make no mistake, guests at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) will soon get a major taste of local culture when dining and shopping at New Mexico’s largest commercial airport. Already known for its distinctively Southwestern architecture and décor, ABQ is infusing more local flavor and brands into its concessions program.

Columbia Metropolitan Upgrades Baggage System and Ticketing Lobby

Columbia Metropolitan Upgrades Baggage System and Ticketing Lobby
Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in West Columbia, SC, recently completed a major overhaul of its baggage system and associated infrastructure. The project includes a new conveyor system, inline screening and renovations to the checked baggage reconciliation area, as well as updates to the ticketing lobby, airline offices and curbside areas.

Indianapolis Int’l Pioneers Use of Carbon Capture for Runway Project

Indianapolis Int’l Pioneers Use of Carbon Capture for Runway Project
Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is the eighth-largest cargo facility in the U.S. and home to the world’s second-largest FedEx operation—not to mention its 8 million annual passengers. With that kind of traffic on two parallel primary runways, airfield improvements require careful planning and coordination.

Interactive Web Page Offers Planning Tools for Memphis Int’l Travelers

Interactive Web Page Offers Planning Tools for Memphis Int’l Travelers
It’s sad, but true: Most route maps on airport websites are about as bland as in-flight meals. But Memphis International Airport (MEM) recently spiced up its version by offering customers a veritable smorgasbord of intel about flight destinations and associated attractions—all on one sleek web page with lots of videos and clickable links.

Significant Development is Afoot at Pitt Meadows Regional

Significant Development is Afoot at Pitt Meadows Regional
A bustling general aviation airport near Vancouver, BC, has embarked on an aggressive expansion program, with all eyes firmly focused on landing more—and more diverse—business over the years to come. Leaders at Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (YPK) are convinced today’s growth-focused initiatives will shape tomorrow’s reality, especially when potential tenants see the airport’s timeless natural surroundings.

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New Terminal Brings Columbia Regional Up to Date

New Terminal Brings Columbia Regional Up to Date
Passengers and staff alike are enjoying a completely different experience at Columbia Regional Airport (COU). The new terminal that opened last fall provides significantly more space as well as updated amenities and inclusive features previously lacking at the Missouri airport.

Martha’s Vineyard Airport Tests Underground Filtration for PFAS Contamination

Martha’s Vineyard Airport Tests Underground Filtration for PFAS Contamination
When officials at Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY) became aware that groundwater in and around the airfield may have been contaminated with toxic chemicals from firefighting foam, they took action—even though federal or state regulations did not require it.

Maintenance Team at Ford Int’l Creates Custom Trailer for Runway Barricades

Maintenance Team at Ford Int’l Creates Custom Trailer for Runway Barricades
Picture this: A small portion of the airfield at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI, needs to be repaired. For safety purposes, low-profile barricades must be placed around the work zone. The area in question is about a quarter-mile from the shed where the barricades are stored, so crews would presumably need to haul the bulky barriers to the construction site in the back of a pickup truck, which can only carry five barricades at a time. The job requires 60 barricades, so that means 12 round trips and several hours of time.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Int’l Prepares for More Traffic

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Int’l Prepares for More Traffic
While accommodating diverted aircraft is a steady income producer, airport officials are also working to encourage commercial, corporate and general aviation operators to use AVP as their permanent base. Until recently, however, the airport did not have enough hangars to attract new corporate and general aviation clients. To alleviate this problem, AVP has initiated two large hangar projects in the last two years.

From War to Words - Nashville International Airport (BNA)

Nashville International Airport (BNA) recently honored U.S. veterans with a powerful exhibit of photography and music. Each of the artful portraits created by award-winning photographer Jason Myers includes a QR code that links to an original song written by the pictured veteran.

Nashville Int’l Expands Central Terminal with New Grand Lobby

Nashville Int’l Expands Central Terminal with New Grand Lobby
Nashville International Airport® (BNA®) opened its five-story Grand Lobby this January, a 300,000-square-foot space designed to provide travelers with more space and give them a sense of Tennessee and its capital city.

Newark Int’l Builds New Terminal A

Newark Int’l Builds New Terminal A
“A journey of surprises”—that’s what the New Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is designed to be. The surprises run the gamut from more holdroom seating, new concessions and upgraded restrooms to dazzling artwork and digital displays.

Kansas City Int’l Maintains Convenience While Delivering Major Upgrades

Kansas City Int’l Maintains Convenience While Delivering Major Upgrades
After dozens of public listening sessions and nearly four years of construction, Kansas City International Airport (MCI) opened a new $1.5 billion terminal on Feb. 28 to rave reviews. Although convenient, the terminals were lacking in modern comforts and a logical passenger flow. Things needed to change.

Inductive Charging for Electric Shuttles

Inductive Charging for Electric Shuttles
With economy parking located about two miles from its main campus, Kansas City International Airport (MCI) has always tried to have leading-edge buses to shuttle passengers to and from the terminal. It’s currently making a major step forward in that effort by transitioning to all electric buses and a wireless charging system.

Volunteer Ambassadors Provide Key Customer Support in New Terminal

Volunteer Ambassadors Provide Key Customer Support in New Terminal
New and experienced travelers alike ask for information and recommendations from the Airport Ambassadors at Kansas City International Airport (MCI). The volunteer helpers are easily identifiable by their uniforms embroidered with the Kansas City Aviation Department logo.

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