PITTSBURGH, PA – Pittsburgh International Airport was considered revolutionary when it opened, uniquely sporting a landside terminal handling ticketing, baggage claim and security checkpoint and an airside building with a stores, restaurants and flight gates.

But that was 1992. The aviation industry has changed drastically since then, as has Pittsburgh’s aviation needs. That’s why Allegheny County Airport Authority officials are forging ahead with plans to build a new $1.1 billion terminal that will connect to the existing airside terminal.


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