PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Today, Pittsburgh International Airport broke ground on its new landside terminal.
The project is going to take a little more than three years to complete, but it’s reportedly going to transform the passenger experience and advance the region.READ MORE: Two People Flown To Hospital After Car Collides With Semi Truck In Lawrence County
The $1.4 billion project will include a new entrance, terminal, and parking garage. The Allegheny County Airport Authority says you can expect to see leading-edge technology, innovation and sustainability once the project is finished.READ MORE: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Man For Robbing Kay Jewelers At Tanger Outlets
The construction will happen between the C and D concourses, and crews already have more than 42,000 tons of crushed concrete ready to bring the terminal to life.
By the way, taxpayers are not paying a cent for this project. The airlines that fly in and out of the airport are footing the bill.MORE NEWS: Penn State Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate To Employees At Six Campuses
The new terminal complex should be completed sometime in 2025.