Pittsburgh International Airport has unveiled the concept
design for a new $1.1 billion terminal that is scheduled for completion in
Among the features are a larger security checkpoint area,
more space for concessions, outdoor green plazas and a ground transportation
Officials say the terminal will reduce the time it takes to
get from curbside to within the secured portion of the airport by 50% and the
time to it takes get from the international arrivals area to the airport exit
The project also includes a tripling of the number of
covered parking spots at the airport.
The terminal will be constructed between the existing
concourses C and D.
The board of directors of the Allegheny Airport Authority
approved the concept design on Wednesday.