Ithaca airport boasts $34.8 million in expansion, updated amenities

The Ithaca Tompkins Airport is now able to add international flights and the word ‘international’ to its name after a $34.8 million renovation effort. The “modernization and expansion” work that nearly doubled the size of the passenger terminal and enhanced security measures was completed last week, announced airport and Tompkins County officials in a news

SLC $4 billion airport construction enters final stage

At a cost of approximately $4 billion, construction crews in Utah are working on the first new hub airport to be built in the nation in the 21st Century. The Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) Redevelopment Project calls for replacing three aging terminals with one large, central terminal and two linear concourses connected by

Clinton National Airport set to purchase three jet bridges

Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field is set to acquire three more jet bridges as part of a goal to replace passenger boarding equipment at all 12 gates. The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission, which oversees the state’s largest airport, has approved spending $2.6 million to purchase the bridges to replace the last three

Colorado airport is spruced up and ready to de-ice

Instead of walking down a rolling staircase and across the apron to get to the airport terminal, passengers at Eagle County Regional Airport will likely step out onto one of four new jet bridges. Those bridges will then lead them to the new 120,000-square-foot terminal — an expansive space that includes expanded seating, a bar

Charlotte Douglas Airport begins terminal expansion project

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in North Carolina, the US, has started construction on the 366,000ft² Terminal Lobby Expansion as part of its Destination CLT programme. With an investment of $2.5bn to $3.1bn, Destination CLT involves renovating the concourse and expanding the airfield, curb front, roadways and terminal. Last year, CLT opened the first phase

New amenities are coming to Tampa International Airport in 2020

Right now, there’s a lot of construction happening at Tampa International Airport. New express curbsides will make passenger drop-offs and pick-ups much safer. Restroom upgrades and the Sky bridge are some of the projects taking place at the airport. Water bottle filling stations will replace the two existing drinking fountains on each airside. Nursing rooms

MacArthur Airport gets $5.4 million in federal grants for vital infrastructure improvements

Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport can now move forward with plans to reconstruct its aged Western Terminal Aircraft Parking area, thanks to $5.4 million in federal grants, the town announced today. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation, comes out of the FAA Airport Improvement Program’s redevelopment funding, which is derived from airport

Grant will help New Hampshire airport improve taxiway

Keene is working toward its goal of repairing and reconstructing a major taxiway at the city’s Dillant-Hopkins Airport in North Swanzey. A recent $358,378 grant from the Bureau of Aeronautics will fund the design and permitting for an extension to taxiway A, which serves the airport’s primary runway.

As terminal construction continues, Lafayette Regional Airport sees record traffic in 2019

As construction continues on Lafayette Regional Airport’s new $90-million, 120,000 square-foot terminal, the airport has seen record numbers of travelers over the course of 2019. The new terminal, which will replace the current one, has been under construction for about a year. The overall cost — including ancillary projects — is around $145 million.