Terminal F Expansion Projects

Client: US Airways/American Airlines
Completion Date: Phase 1: June 2013; Phase 2: June 2016
Location: Philadelphia International Airport


US Airways, since merged with American Airlines, selected Burns & McDonnell to perform program and construction management services for the Terminal F Expansion Program at the Philadelphia International Airport. Burns & McDonnell manages the construction for the expansion of the F Hub, construction of a new baggage claim building designed for LEED Silver certification, and construction of the renovations to Ticketing and Secure E/F Connector. Phase 1 included an expanded bus operation, new offices, break rooms, and associated mechanical and electrical rooms. Also included were the construction of a new food court, restaurants and retail space for the Division of Aviation.

Phase 2 includes the construction of a new baggage claim facility including two claim devices, a new elevated bridge spanning the departures roadway to house the in-bound bag belts, restrooms, baggage claim offices, and associated mechanical and electrical rooms. Also included is a modified roadway to allow for taxi and commercial vehicle pick up at the facility. This phase will also encompass substantial remodeling of the existing ticketing building to include new vertical circulation, new restrooms, a new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security checkpoint expanded from the existing two lanes to four lanes, and associated building mechanical and electrical upgrades.


  • Program management
  • Construction administration


  • Building size: Terminal F addition, 100,000 square feet; new baggage claim building: 22,000 square feet
  • Building function and services: Baggage claim building, ticketing and Secure E/F connector renovations
  • Specialized areas: Secure connector and new TSA security checkpoint

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