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post updated May 5, 2021

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May 22, 2020
SFO International Terminal Building Passenger Experience, San Francisco, northern California, USA
Design: Woods Bagot Architects / Tsao Design Group
SFO International Terminal Building Passenger Experience interior
photo : Emily Hagopian
SFO International Terminal Building Passenger Experience
Woods Bagot has implemented guest improvements throughout the two main food courts at SFO’s International Terminal Building, and created one of the first outdoor observation decks in the country.

Mar 4, 2020
British Airways Lounge, San Francisco International Airport, California
Design: William Duff Architects
British Airways Lounge SF International - American Airport Buildings
photo © Eric Rorer Photography
British Airways Lounge, San Francisco International Airport

Jan 15, 2019
Formation Installations, San Diego International Airport, southern California
Formation Installations at San Diego International Airport

Nov 12, 2018
JFK International Airport Redevelopment Plan
Design: Grimshaw Architects / Mott MacDonald
$13 Billion Terminal Redevelopment Plan Unveiled for JFK International Airport
John F Kennedy Airport Terminal Redevelopment

Aug 1, 2018
The Future of Air Travel – The Monthly Report
July was a record breaking month for the number of passengers using London’s major airport in 2017. And, with better ‘load factors’ and larger aircraft operating from its 2 runways, the number of flights apparently did not increase.
The Future of Air Travel

May 26, 2018
San Francisco International Airport Terminal 1
Architects: Woods Bagot
San Francisco International Airport SFO Terminal 1 American Airport Buildings
image courtesy of architects firm
San Francisco International Airport: SFO Terminal 1

Apr 10, 2017
Orlando International Airport South Terminal Complex, Florida
Design: Fentress Architects
Orlando International Airport South Terminal Complex
image from architecture office
Orlando International Airport Building

Apr 6, 2011
San Francisco International Airport, California
Date built: 2011
Design: Gensler, Architects
San Francisco International American Airport Buildings
photo © Bruce Damonte
San Francisco International Airport
Gensler’s design for San Francisco International Airport’s renovated Terminal 2 (SFO T2) sets a new benchmark for contemporary air travel in a terminal highlighting the Bay Area’s distinct culture through its design, art and epicurean delights. Registered with the United States Green Building Council, the terminal aims to become the first LEED Gold certified terminal in the United States.

Jan 24, 2011
Raleigh-Durham International Airport Terminal 2, North Carolina
Date built: 2011
Design: Fentress Architects
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
picture Nick Merrick © Hedrich Blessing
RDU Terminal 2
Fentress Architects, designer of the Terminal 2 at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in North Carolina, has announced the opening of Terminal 2’s final phase, celebrated with a ribbon-cutting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2011 at RDU. Terminal 2 is the world’s first major airport with a lenticular wood truss structure supporting the roof, which creates a warm, inviting passenger experience and a sense of place unlike any other airport in the world.

US Airport Buildings – Selection

USA Air Terminal Designs, alphabetical:

Tampa International Airport – Airside C, Florida
Date built: 2005
Design: Alfonso Architects
Tampa International Airport Airside C Florida
photo : Al Hurley
Airside C Tampa International Airport

Denver International Airport South Terminal Redevelopment, Colorado
Design: Santiago Calatrava
Denver Airport Building
picture : Santiago Calatrava LLC
Denver Airport Development

Spaceport America, New Mexico

Design: Foster + Partners
Spaceport American Airport Buildings
image : Foster + Partners
Spaceport America

Indianapolis Airport Terminal, Indiana

Design: HOK
Indianapolis Airport Terminal - American Airport Buildings
photo : Sam Fentress / HOK
Indianapolis Airport Terminal

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CCLD US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

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American Airport Buildings

Key American Airport Buildings, no links:

Chicago O’Hare International Airport – Part Redevelopment, Illinois
Dates built: 2000-04
Design: Murphy/Jahn Architects

Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia
Date built: 1962
Design: Eero Saarinen Architect
Washington, D.C. Airport

jetblue – Terminal 5: extension & redevelopment of former TWA Building, New York
Date built: 2008
Design: Gensler

Mineta San Jose Airport Concourse, San Jose, California
Date built: 2009
Design: Gensler
Mineta San Jose Airport

TWA Terminal, New York City
Design: Eero Saarinen Architect
TWA Terminal building

Key American Transport Buildings, no links:

Transit Hub, Fulton Street, Manhattan
Dates built: 2007-09
Design: Grimshaw Architects with Page Ayres Cowley

World Trade Center Transportation Hub, New York City
Dates built: 2006-09
Design: Santiago Calatrava Architects

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