Construction Project Updates
TERMINAL MODERNIZATION PHASE III
The airport’s single largest project in it’s history – $30.8 million – has begun. This is Phase 3 of the Terminal Modernization Project, which picks up where Phase 2 ended, right around the security checkpoint. This phase is estimated to take 21 months and will be a 54,000 sq. foot expansion. See a few renderings below to get an idea of how CID will be transforming.
The new stairs, escalator and elevator to go up to the concourse. The green wall is going to be a “living wall.”
These photos show work done in Phase II, which involved the area pre-security.
PUBLIC PARKING LOT STAIR REPLACEMENT PROJECT
The Public Parking Lot Stair Replacement project is complete! The stairs were completed by Calacci Construction Company. They make a great addition to the Terminal upgrades.
JET BOX IN B CONCOURSE
The Jet Box opens as the newest concessions option at The Eastern Iowa Airport. The Jet Box is located in the B concourse next to the newest boarding gate. It is a convenience style store that will offer grab and go options of sandwiches, snacks, drinks, and alcoholic beverages, as well as counter tables with plug in options for electronics. This addition is the beginning of a plan to strategically assess and develop a concession plan for post security that adds additional services and amenities.
TERMINAL MODERNIZATION PROJECT – PHASE I & II
Phase 1 of the Terminal Modernization Project at The Eastern Iowa Airport completed at the beginning of 2015 with a new facade to the terminal and weather protection/enclosure added to the covered walk in the parking lot.
Phase 2 of the project began in April of 2015 and will update the interior space bringing in natural lighting, natural finishes, improved energy efficiency, and a modern look and feel. This project will begin with the baggage claim area. The rental car counters are temporarily located in the center of the terminal and all flights will be operating from one baggage belt. The east end doors will be closed off during construction, but passengers can use the front canopy to access ground transportation.
PICKING UP PASSENGERS
To minimize congestion and improve the flow of traffic, if you are picking up passengers, please use the Cell Phone Wait lot (located on the terminal drive before the terminal) and wait until you know the passenger(s) are ready to leave. Also note that the first 20 minutes of short term parking is free. This is another option to pick someone up under the covered walkway.
Our Public Safety will be increasing its presence during this construction phase to help with the flow of traffic. We appreciate your patience and know the brief inconvenience will be well worth it!
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