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Austin-Bergstrom Airport opens first phase of terminal expansion

February 25, 2019 / Airport Technology

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas, US, has launched the first phase of a new nine-gate expansion terminal inside the Barbara Jordan Terminal.The $350m terminal and apron expansion project included setting up nine gates, construction of an outdoor terrace overlooking the airfield, as well as a new baggage claim area.With the addition of nine new gates, the total number of gates at the airport will touch 34 and will help the airport to deal with a steadily increasing number of passengers. Covering an area of 175,000ft², the terminal expansion project included 88,359ft² of concourse space, 52,282ft² of apron level space for baggage makeup conveyors, additional inbound baggage systems, and airline operations space.It also involved 28,205ft² of mezzanine and platform level space, as well as 5,770ft² of outdoor east terrace.