LaGuardia Opens New Concourse in Terminal B

The Terminal B expansion and renovation program is part of an aggressive $4 billion effort to replace LGA’s outdated and undersized Central Terminal Building. It is also the preliminary stage of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s $8 billion initiative designed to transform LGA into a “unified 21st century terminal system.” When

Paine Field Adds Commercial Service in Stylish New Terminal

After decades serving business and general aviation traffic, Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) is adding scheduled passenger service out of a polished new terminal owned and operated by a private operator. The Everett, WA, airport will have 24 daily roundtrip flights to nine western U.S. markets when its schedule is in full swing this spring.

Hey Congress, Increased Taxes on Airline Tickets Won’t Fly

Recently, Rep. Peter DeFazio, one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress, said something that sounds innocuous — but that would be bad news for every American traveler. DeFazio, the chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, told an industry conference that the country needs to find new ways for “America’s airports to

Terminal expansion project begins at Will Rogers World Airport

Timberlake Construction Co. began work this week on its $61.9 million contract to build a new east concourse and four new gates at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City. Within the next several weeks, passengers and airport visitors will see temporary, protective walls erected around escalators from the tunnel to baggage claim, and from

Up, Up & Away: Clinton National Airport renovations move forward

Clinton National Airport will soon begin work on the final phase of a six-year, $90-million improvement project in the terminal … “We’re excited; there’s a lot going on,” Ronald Mathieu, Clinton National Airport Executive Director, said. These improvements are part of the airport’s 2020 Vision Plan, which included renovations already completed in the lobby and

Oakland Int’l Invests in Seismic Retrofit for Terminal 1

Passenger traffic has been on a steady rise at Oakland International (OAK) over the last five years, and airport officials are working to make sure the facilities can meet current and future demand. Recent projects have targeted structural integrity and the customer experience as top priorities … As part of the airport’s Moving Modern program,

Orlando airport new terminal construction ranks among the top in the nation

Orlando International Airport’s construction of a new terminal is about 20 percent complete and ranks as among the most costly expansions at U.S. airports, according to a trade group’s ranking touted Monday … Eclipsing the $2.3 billion for rebuilding Interstate 4, the $2.8 billion construction of a new terminal complex a mile south of the

Lawton airport prepping for terminal renovations

Design plans for a massive renovation of the terminal at Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport are ready, meaning airport officials now will be looking at funding sources for the work … The total estimated cost is $10.7 million, with another $2.053 million estimated for additional work such as a break room for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)