Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is planning $332.5 million in upgrades that include a new baggage handling system, a direct connection between concourses and improvements to gate areas.
Houston’s half-a-century old George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is getting a much-needed makeover soon. City officials—and U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttieg—came together this week to celebrate the announcement of a $40 million federal grant to modernize an aging IAH, which first saw flights take-off in 1969.
Houston City Council gave the final approval on concessions contracts for the new international terminal under construction at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). The two 10-year agreements are expected to create at least 390 jobs across 26 concession locations, according to the Houston Airport System.
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will get an airport terminal five times as big as the existing one. As finishing touches wrap up on a seven-year, $158 million runway realignment project, construction will begin next month on the airport’s new $81 million terminal.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport will open its new 90,000-square-foot expansion of the existing main terminal, which first opened in 1982. The expanded terminal will offer passengers more space on the ticketing and baggage levels as well as a new underground tunnel that connects the terminal to hourly parking and rental car areas.
The White House announced a new wave of funding for airports across the country including $40 million for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The money is part of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill approved by Congress. The grant will put $40 million toward upgrading Concourse D at Hartsfield, creating 500 construction jobs.
The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport received $15 million from the new bipartisan infrastructure law to help expand the airport. The funds will go toward increasing the size of the Barbara Jordan Terminal in hopes of catching up to the growing traveler demand in and out of the airport. This expansion will include new aircraft gates, more passenger waiting spaces and
The Biden administration on Thursday announced nearly $1 billion in spending to improve 85 airports across the country. While the Federal Aviation Administration has often invested in runways and air traffic control towers, the latest funding also goes toward improving terminals, checked baggage inspection areas and security checkpoints.