Airfield & Terminal
Modernization Project

Airfield & Terminal Modernization Project Elements

Airfield icon Airfield Improvements

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What are we proposing?

  • Reconfigures taxiways and runway exits to meet current FAA design standards
  • Improves runway exit configurations to enhance pilot visibility
  • Decommissions two runway exits and replaces with improved designs
  • Extends Taxiway D westerly for operational efficiency and to meet FAA standards
  • Improves Taxiways C & D for access to new terminal facilities
  • Relocates vehicle service roads

Why are we proposing it?

  • Reduces wait times on the tarmac, which would lead to less aircraft idling and a decrease in emissions
  • Increases operational efficiency which reduces delays and enhances safety

Airfield icon Landside Improvements


 

What are we proposing?

  • Provides dedicated access to the new Central Terminal Area (CTA), including the new Terminal 9, with new elevated roadways
  • Adds a new Automated People Mover train station at Terminal 9 which will link to regional mass transit

Why are we proposing it?

  • Reduces congestion on nearby public roads and neighborhood streets
  • Enhances access to the Intermodal Transportation Facility West

Airfield icon Terminal Improvements


 

What are we proposing?

    Concourse 0 Features:
  • Includes 11 gates (9 new) for narrowbody planes
  • Provides international process capabilities
  • Provides up to 1.2 million square feet of facilities
  • Maintains curbside and passenger processing at Terminal 1
    Terminal 9 Features:
  • Includes 12 new gates for widebody planes
  • Provides international processing capabilities
  • Includes landside access to/from the roadway system
  • Provides up to 1.5 million square feet of facilities

Why are we proposing it?

  • Replaces west remote gates
  • Accesses new Automated People Mover train station; Creates a pedestrian walk-way to future Automated People Mover train station and a pedestrian corridor to Terminal 8
  • Provides additional concessions (restaurants and shops)
  • Promotes sustainable practices, with a minimum LEED silver certification
  • Creates jobs and business opportunities for local and small businesses during construction and operations
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