After completing the luminous, $383 million Terminal 2 earlier this year, planners at San Francisco International Airport concluded that Terminal 3, now under construction, was not going to be up to snuff. “We want to make sure that the standards we set with Terminal 2 we set with the other facilities now,” airport spokesman Michael McCarron said. Read More
San Francisco International Airport's newly renovated Terminal 2 opened this morning for its first arriving and departing flights, an airport spokesman said.
The first departures from the new $383 million terminal were scheduled for 6 a.m., when two American Airlines flights took off for Dallas and Miami, SFO spokesman Mike McCarron said. Read More
Airline travel has changed a lot since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Security checks are more onerous, check-in lines are longer and the time spent idling at boarding gates has grown exponentially.
Yet, while the industry has changed dramatically, airports haven’t kept up. Few have the amenities to accommodate passengers who now spend the majority of their time behind security access points. Read More
San Francisco International Airport is on schedule to open its newly renovated Terminal 2, the first LEED Gold certified airport terminal in the county, in April, airport officials announced today.Designers of the $388 million remodel project emphasized sustainable building principles and how the more than 3 million passengers expected to pass through Terminal 2 every year will choose to spend their time there. Read More
Two hand-painted glass panels, each 16 feet high and 150 feet across, have been installed on the facade of San Francisco International Airport’s new Terminal 2.The artwork was conceived by Seattle-based artist Norie Sato, who took photographs of cloud formations from an airplane and recreated the images on 240 rectangular sections of double-layered glass that comprise the massive panels. Read More