With its state-of-the-art equipment and top-of-the-line security systems, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports. The Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal in Atlanta, Georgia, welcomes millions of travelers every day.
The new international terminal includes new gates, custom offices, APM station, baggage handling system, parking structure, elevated roadways and an APM train/utility connector to the existing Concourse E. It also included renovations to the existing Concourse E. The airport was designed with an emphasis on environmental consciousness and sustainability. Water and energy conservation, indoor air quality, and carbon footprint reduction were all important elements when constructing this airport, allowing it to receive LEED Gold Certification.
The City of Atlanta and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport developed the capital improvement program, which included the new international terminal, in order to handle future travel demands. The terminal was built to be able to accommodate the surge of international travelers over the next decade. It has allowed Atlanta to become a major gateway to the rest of the world.
The innovative design and environmentally-friendly elements help the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal be one of the top international terminals in the world. The city of Atlanta will continue grow in the future and the airport will continue advance with it.
Awards and recognition
2009 National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) “Hard Hat Award”
2012 Georgia Technology Innovation Award – Georgia Technology Authority
2012 Best Airport in North America, Business Travel Award – Business Traveler Magazine
2012 Best Bridge with spans between 76 and 150 feet – Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute
2012 Award of Excellence for the terminal park-ride parking deck – American Concrete Institute, Georgia chapter
2012 Award of Excellence – Urban Land Institute
2012 Leading Edge Award – Executive Travel Magazine
2012 World Air Cargo Award (Airport of the Year) – Air Cargo Week Magazine
2012 Most Efficient Airport in the World – Air Transport Research Society
2013 Most Efficient Airport in the World – Air Transport Research Society