AVIATION FEATURE PROJECTS

Our aviation clients trust us to care for their passengers' experience and safety. From new terminals to concourse expansions and live renovations, we balance airport operations with long-term improvement.

TERMINAL REDEVELOPMENT
Holder | Big-D Joint Venture 

The Salt Lake City Redevelopment program is the first major hub airport built in the 21st Century.  The new airport accommodates 26 million passengers and replaces the existing airport with two new linear concourses. The Holder-Big-D, joint venture  completes the South Concourse, the 3,600-car parking deck, new roadways, tunnels, underground utilities, and the airport central utility plant. The first phase of the South Concourse opened for passengers in September 2020.

SALT LAKE CITY 

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

The technology upgrades at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport included the addition of main frame distribution and intermediate distribution rooms, core network rooms, and upgraded fiber and copper networks for all terminals.  The major infrastructure upgrades were completed without disruption to airport operations.  The technology upgrades supported Sky Harbor’s multi-year expansion plans and personal paging system upgrade. 

PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

TERMINAL LOBBY EXPANSION
Holder | Edison Foard | RJ Leeper Joint Venture

The terminal lobby expansion at Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a complete passenger experience transformation.  The renovation expands the land-side ticketing and baggage claim lobbies.  Air-side enhancements include expansions to security checkpoints, baggage handling, passenger flows, and vertical and horizontal circulation on the arrivals/baggage claim and departures/ticketing levels.  A 146,000 square feet exterior canopy covers the elevated roadway at the passenger drop-off.

CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

TERMINAL B & C
Holder | FCI Joint Venture

The concourse expansion program (CEP) at Denver International Airport adds 30% gate capacity.  The Concourse C East adds 529,000 square feet sf of new concourse space.  The expansion includes new subcores, 14 new aircraft gates, 16 hold rooms, and related infrastructure.  Concourse B West is a 95,000 sf expansion including four new aircraft gates and six hold rooms. 

DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

OMAHA EPPLEY AIRFIELD

EXPANSION & RENOVATION
Holder | Corgan Design-Build

The Eppley Airfield expansion is a complete reconstruction and modernization to accommodate Eppley’s rapid growth.  The reconstruction includes a linear  concourse for gates and new terminal centralizing security checkpoints, ticketing, baggage claim and baggage handling. The modernization includes upgraded technology and passenger amenities for food, concessions and retail.  This is a design-build project between Holder Construction and Corgan Architects.

HARTSFIELD-JACKSON ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL
AND CONCOURSE F
Holder | Manhattan | CD Moody | Hunt Joint Venture

This major terminal expansion included 10 international gates, a terminal building with ticketing, security, baggage claim and baggage handling, elevated roadways, parking structures and additional tunnel expansion to the APM system. Holder has completed more than 2 million square feet of expansions and renovations work at the Atlanta Airport since the early 1990’s