2012 Airport Development Projects
The Albany County Airport Authority has authorized over $15 million in construction projects and improvements at Albany International Airport during 2012.
The largest project to be undertaken will be the $4.2 million expansion of the Airport's large maintenance hangar. The expansion will provide necessary enclosed maintenance space for additional aircraft.
One project currently underway is the total replacement of the terminal's terrazzo floor. The $800,000 project began in February and will continue through late spring.
Other projects include:
Replacing 625,300 square feet of terminal aircraft ramp asphalt
Upgrading airfield electrical supply and emergency generator
Purchase of additional snow fighting equipment
Installation of an electronic baggage system to support TSA baggage screening
Construction of 3.5 million gallon holding tank for glycol collection
Construction of 80' by 120' airfield storage building
Improvements to parking lot E toll plaza
Replace terminal chairs and carpeting
Pave terminal access road
Improve airfield access for emergency equipment
Replace roof on Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting headquarters
Replace windows and heating system in Airport Administration Building