New York Moves on $11 Billion JFK Expansion

Edward Russell
December 20th, 2021 at 12:01 AM EST

  • Los Angeles International Airport is moving forward with the eight-gate Midfield Satellite Concourse South, or MSC South — a short-term solution to add gates and reduce the number of flights where passengers must use a bus at the airport. Work on the facility, which is an extension of the West Gates at Tom Bradley that opened in May, could begin by the end of 2022. The concourse is slated to open around August 2024.
  • Across the country in New York, authorities made strides on more than $11 billion worth of projects at both JFK and LaGuardia airports. At JFK, the state and Port Authority finalized a $9.5 billion, 40-year concession for a 23-gate New Terminal One last week. Work on the facility, which will be situated on the site of Terminal 1, 2, and former 3 at JFK, is due to begin in 2022 and the first phase opening in 2026. The concession holder, the NTO consortium, includes financing by Carlyle, JLC Infrastructure, and Ullico, with Munich Airport International and CAG Holdings responsible for operations; the terminal was designed by Gensler.

    To make way for the New Terminal One, Delta Air Lines and local officials broke ground on a 10-gate, 150,000 square foot expansion of Terminal 4 at JFK. The $1.5 billion facility, which is due to open in late 2022 or early 2023, will allow Delta to consolidate its JFK operations in Terminal 4, and the subsequent demolition of Terminal 2. Delta and Terminal 4 operator JFK International Air Terminal are financing the project.
  • And across Queens at LaGuardia, the private consortium LaGuardia Gateway Partners opened the second phase of the new Western Concourse connected to Terminal B. American Airlines uses the majority of gates in the concourse.

Edward Russell

Edward Russell
December 20th, 2021 at 12:01 AM EST

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