The Aruba Airport Authority contracted T.Y. Lin International to coordinate all aspects of this expansion including airfield, terminal and landside design and construction phase services for the new terminal expansion project. The airfield elements of the project included eight new aircraft parking gates (dimensions for aircraft include three (3) 747 gates, two (2) MD11 gates, three (3) 757 gates with passenger loading bridges and one (1) ground level holdroom serving 3 remote aircraft positions.
- New terminal design and construction phase services
- Airfield and landside coordination
- New aircraft parking apron
- Maintenance of Airfield Operations
The new terminal and landside elements of the project encompassed two new buildings for check-in operations providing 66 agent positions and a concessions area with 17 shops providing 28,000sf of retail space, curbside area, interconnected to accommodate ticketing facilities, passenger hold rooms, immigration, baggage claim and customs, airline/airport operations, concessions mall with duty free shops and restaurant. It also included a U.S. Federal Inspections Services (FIS) pre-clearance facility providing full immigration, customs, and agriculture inspection functions of passengers entering the U.S.