7 giant airport projects around the world take flight

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Global airport construction is valued at $737.3 billion as many projects, including some in the U.S., undertake ambitious growth plans to process more passengers and get more planes in the air

Components of an Airport

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There are various components of an airport which are structures. The planning and designing of these Airport components are carried out by civil and. Transportation Transportation Engineering

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Airport/Transit Award of Merit: Andrew Othole Memorial Airport

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A replacement for Black Rock Airport, the Andrew Othole Memorial Airport is the culmination of a 15-year effort to build the first entirely new airport in New Mexico since 2005

Messer Construction wins $144M Nashville airport design-build contract

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Messer's terminal parking garage and airport administrative office building represent one contract in a broader $1.2 billion expansion

Kansas City airport terminal costs approach $2B

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The price tag has almost doubled from estimates during the bidding phase, which the development team attributes to airline design changes like adding gates and airplane parking spaces

Construction underway on $2.1B Orlando airport terminal

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When the new terminal is complete in 2020, airport officials said it will accommodate up to 80 million passengers a year

Turner starts $374M Reagan National Airport expansion

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area domestic airport Officials said a new concourse is necessary to accommodate passenger volume at the Washington, D.C.-area

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Mexico's president-elect says adiós to $13B airport project

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador made the decision to scuttle the project, which would be one of the world's largest airports, even though it is already approximately 30% complete

Hawaii plans new $1B Honolulu airport concourse

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With the proposed concourse replacement, Hawaii joins airports around the country in trying to update their facilities to accommodate more passengers and provide them with modern amenities

Chinese Firm Completes Nigeria Airport Terminal

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25, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria (inset, waving) cut the ribbon to open the new international terminal at the Port Harcourt Airport At a ceremony Oct.

Seatac Airport, Airport Construction, Airport Terminal Design, Infrastructure Construction

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An expansive walkway over taxiways is the highlight of the planned new International Arrivals Facility at Sea-Tac International Airport, south of Seattle

Bechtel picked for AU$5.3B airport

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With extensive experience in Australia, Bechtel was named delivery partner and project manager for the Western Sydney Airport greenfield project

Tutor Perini, Parsons JV wins $1.4B New Jersey airport project

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The Newark Liberty International Airport renovation is the biggest design-build project in the state's history, and just one of the major airport projects in the New York City area

Airport projects could hit $70B by 2021

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airports have exhausted their short-term modernization strategies and must now invest in major renovations or new construction to accommodate more passengers and new technology Experts say that U.S.

Vancouver airport kicks off CA$9B expansion program

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Vancouver International Airport's 20-year capital program, which has increased by $3.5 billion Canadian dollars since 2017, includes 75 projects

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Capsule Hotel Makes Layovers More Comfortable at an Italian Airport

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During these layovers, a lot of people opt to sleep somewhere in the airport instead of booking a hotel, which together with transportation to and from the airport can get pricy. Not so at the Naples International Airport though. Sustainable Airport Terminal Built in Norway.

Denver Airport Launches $1.5B Gate Expansion Project

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The gate expansion is expected to help Denver International Airport meet its growing passenger load, up 5.3% from last year to nearly 61 million passengers

Airport/Transit: Best Project: IAH Terminal C

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Airport security screenings and safety considerations for an active runway posed challenges in the construction of the 265,000-sq-ft addition of Terminal C at Bush International Airport in Houston

FAA act reauthorizes $3.35B annually for airport improvements

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President Donald Trump signed the five-year bill into law, cementing federal funds for airport infrastructure and $1.7 billion for post-hurricane disaster relief

Airport Construction: Midway and JFK

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New York and Chicago have announced the contractors who will bring much needed updates to two international airports. Midway International Airport in Chicago will spend $89.2

DOT Announces $677 Million in Airport Grants

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Chao announced on Friday the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.

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First phase of $3.6B Salt Lake City airport redevelopment hits halfway mark

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The Salt Lake City International Airport project is the largest construction undertaking in Utah history

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$1.5B Denver airport expansion underway

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The project will increase gate capacity by 30% and add retail, food and other passenger amenities

Airport trends 2018: Full flights with no end in sight

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Airports Council International estimates that 8.8 billion flyers used airports worldwide last year, up 6.6 Domestic and foreign airlines serving the U.S. carried an all-time high of 965 million passengers in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Pittsburgh airport readies $1B revamp

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The project, expected to be completed in 2023, includes a new, $783 million terminal, $258 million garage and $57 million worth of supporting roads

FAA Awards $162.4M in Airport Grants

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million in airport infrastructure grants to 72 airports in 31 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Above: Pago Pago International Airport will receive $3 million to be used to repair runway 05/23

FAA Announces $527.8 Million Airports Infrastructure Grants

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million in airport infrastructure grants to 584 airports across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration will award $527.8

Best Project, Airports/Ports: Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport

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Best Airports/Ports Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport. Buildings

Airport/Transit Best Project: McCarran TSA Checked Baggage Recapitalization

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This $54-million project focused on providing a checked baggage screening system to replace the explosive detection system in McCarran Airport’s Terminal 1

Engineer charged with $1.5M Detroit airport fraud

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Federal prosecutors allege that the Rochester, Michigan, electrical engineer billed the airport authority for de-icing products he never used

Top 55 Airport Facilities Contractors + CM Firms [2018 Giants 300 Report]

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TOP 55 AIRPORT FACILITIES CONTRACTORS + CM FIRMS. 2017 AIRPORT REVENUE. COMPANY. Hensel Phelps. 1,165,930,000

Best Airport/Transit: McCarran International Airport International Gates Expansion

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With the goal of increasing international tourism to Las Vegas, the expanded McCarran International Airport features new gates large enough for wide-body airplanes, including the Airbus A380

Sea-Tac airport project costs climb to $968M

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In addition to the approximately $360 million cost jump, design changes such as two new international gates and an outbound luggage system also have delayed the expansion of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport by eight months

Airports/Transit: Merritt Island Airport Runway 11/29 Safety Area Improvements

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The Merritt Island Airport, a public general-aviation airport surrounded by the Banana River Aquatic Preserve, needed a 185-ft extension to its lone 3,601-ft-long runway

Express rail to O'Hare airport could break ground in months

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Elon Musk's The Boring Company beat out a team featuring Meridiam and Mott MacDonald with its plan to transport passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in 12 minutes

Denver Approves $1.8B P3 Contract for Airport

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The Denver City Council approved a public-private partnership project to redesign the Jeppesen Terminal of Denver International Airport (DEN) on Tuesday

Drilling Rig Topples at Phoenix Airport

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A drilling rig fell over at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Monday, trapping a construction worker in a 30-foot hole. while working on the airport's Sky Train guideway system.

Gensler-HDR JV Selected to Design Pittsburgh Airport Terminal

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A joint-venture between Gensler and HDR has been selected to design a new terminal at the Pittsburgh International Airport

Gov. Cuomo details $13B redevelopment of NYC's JFK airport

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An increase of $3 billion from previous estimates, the governor's plan is expected to expand capacity by at least 15 million passengers a year

Best Airport/Port - Hong Kong International Airport Midfield Concourse

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Handling more than 68 million passengers annually as one of Asia’s busiest travel hubs, Hong Kong International Airport has undertaken multiple projects to expand its capacity