Components of an Airport

The Constructor

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

Construction underway on $2.1B Orlando airport terminal

Construction Dive

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

Capsule Hotel Makes Layovers More Comfortable at an Italian Airport

Jetson Green

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.

Hawaii plans new $1B Honolulu airport concourse

Construction Dive

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

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

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

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

Memphis Airport Splits Landscaping Work Between Two Small Businesses

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Memphis airport splits landscaping and groundskeeping duties between two minority-owned small businesses

Denver Approves $1.8B P3 Contract for Airport

Construction Equipment

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

Tampa airport begins negotiations for $2B renovation

Construction Dive

The aviation authority, which is negotiating contracts for a curbside expansion and an energy plant, is following a national trend to add new revenue streams

Turner, Flatiron win $700M Denver airport expansion contract

Construction Dive

The Turner-Flatiron contract is one of four, five-year deals related to the airport's near-$1.5 billion expansion

Sustainable Airport Terminal Built in Norway

Jetson Green

There is nothing very sustainable about air travel, but the airport terminals can be, as has now been proven by the architects of Nordic – Office of Architecture who designed and built a new terminal at Norway’s Oslo Airport.

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

Pittsburgh seeks design team for $1.1B airport terminal upgrade

Construction Dive

Several cities nationwide — including Pittsburgh — are embarking on ambitious overhauls of their airports to meet travelers' changing needs

Top 40 airport construction firms

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Denver Airport Adding More Gates

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Citing continued growth in both flights and airlines, Denver International Airport is upping by 50% a previously announced gate expansion project

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

Construction Dive

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

Tampa Airport Expansion Starts With a Big Stretch

ENR Construction

People mover, rental car facility will decongest airport’s tight footprint and provide for future growth

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Denver Airport Selects Team For Terminal Improvements

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Denver International Airport has selected a consortium—led by Ferrovial Airports International Ltd., Madrid, which also operates airports in Europe and the United Kingdom—to begin negotiating a public-private partnership to improve the airport’s Jeppesen Terminal

Aecom, partner win design contract for $750M Boston Logan Airport project

Construction Dive

This is the second huge project contract awarded this month to Aecom, which is collaborating on the Logan airport design with Luis Vidal & Architects

IM Airport/Transit Best Project: Hanksville Utah Airport Runway Reconstruction

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The airport in Hanksville, Utah, was built in 1947, and in the post-World War II years served as an emergency landing strip for planes traveling between Denver and Los Angeles

FAA Awards $162.4 Million in Airport Infrastructure 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 Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $162.4

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

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Best Airports/Ports Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport. Buildings

Top 30 airport architecture firms

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Missing link: Denver International Airport and Transit Center

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This swooping, bird-in-flight, steel-and-glass building is the realization of Denver International Airport’s 1989 master plan to build a public transit center connecting the city’s RTD commuter rail line to the airport. .

Five trends for airport retail

BD+C

Once relegated to tired sundries and souvenir shops, airport retail is literally cleared for takeoff. With a projected growth of over 70% in the next four years, it’s one of the fastest growing segments in retail

Denver Airport Officials Unveil Terminal Upgrade Plan

ENR Construction

Officials at Denver International Airport and the city of Denver are completing negotiations on a $650-million-plus project to remake DIA’s terminal

Salt Lake City airport expansion cost climbs to $3.6B

Construction Dive

The price tag is double that of the project's originally estimated cost

Best Airport/Port - Rio de Janeiro Internacional Airport

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To host major international athletic competitions in 2014 and 2016, including last year’s Olympic Summer Games, Rio de Janeiro needed to expand its international airport capacity to about 24 million annual passengers from 8 million, and up to 34 million by 2020

Top 30 airport engineering firms

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Best Airports/Transit

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Sea-Tac Airport Centralized Preconditioned Air Project. Bonus Regions

Airports Assess The Risks to Runways of Rising Seas

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airports vulnerable to storm-surge flooding accelerated by sea-level rise After Superstorm Sandy hit in 2012, science and news organization Climate Central identified the top 12 U.S.

Miami International Airport is home to the first Johnnie Walker store in the U.S.

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The airport experience has evolved over the years in an attempt to ease the tribulations associated with air travel. recently opened in Miami International Airport’s North Terminal.

Colorado Airport/Transit Best Project: DEN Gate Apron Project

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Denver International Airport is the nation’s fifth busiest

Moshe Safdie wants to reinvent airports with Jewel Changi Airport addition

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Moshe Safdie’s Jewel Changi Airport is a planned addition of 1.4 million sf to Singapore’s Changi Airport, Dezeen reports. This project redefines and reinvents what airports are all about,” Boston-based Safdie told Dezeen.

Award of Merit, Airport/Port - King Khaled International Airport, Terminal 5

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Reflecting the international nature of the teams that helped to build it, the $431-million Terminal 5 facility at King Khaled International Airport is the new crown jewel of the Saudi Arabian world gateway