The Timeline

What’s on the horizon? See the major milestones in the transformation of Pittsburgh International Airport.

Oct. 2013

Begin Master Planning Process

The Allegheny County Airport Authority started work on its Master Plan Update (MPU) in October 2013. The MPU’s key findings resulted in the recommendation of the Terminal Modernization Program, consisting of relocated Landside Terminal functions and related ground-side functions to be adjacent to the Airside Terminal.

Sept. 2017

New Terminal Project Announced

In September 2017, Allegheny County Airport Authority announced plans for a new terminal project at Pittsburgh International Airport to reduce long-term costs, benefit the traveling public and align the facility with the needs of a modern passenger experience.

May 2018

Environmental Master Plan Approval By FAA

In May 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the Master Plan detailing the project. No significant environmental impacts related to the project were identified.

2018 – Early 2019

Assemble Program Management & Design Teams

Jacobs Project Management was announced as the Program Management Team for the Terminal Modernization Program in June 2018. Gensler + HDR in association with luis vidal architects were announced in July 2018 as the design, engineering and architect teams, respectively. In January 2019, Michael Baker International was announced as the Multi-Modal Complex Architecture & Engineering Team. To learn more, visit The Team.

Feb. 2019

Concept Design Revealed

At the annual State of the Airport event on Wednesday, Feb. 20, Allegheny County Airport Authority unveiled the visionary concept design for the Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport. To learn more, visit Concept Reveal.

April 2019

Assemble Construction Management Teams

In April 2019, PJ Dick/Hunt was selected as the Terminal Construction Management Team and Turner Construction Company was selected for the Multi-Modal Complex Construction Management Team. To learn more, visit The Team.


Design & Early Construction

The design of the new terminal will begin in 2019, with some phases of early construction taking place.

2020 - 2023


Between 2020 and 2023, full construction of the agreed-upon design will commence.



In 2023, the new Pittsburgh International Airport will be operational, featuring a more efficient, improved passenger experience, facilities designed for the future and a atmosphere that is distinctly Pittsburgh.

The Team

The people behind the TMP blend the creativity, know-how, and insights of experts from the Pittsburgh region and the international community. Meet the team that’s working to create a better passenger experience and deliver real opportunity to the region.


Benefits for Passengers

The TMP will provide Pittsburgh International Airport passengers with a more efficient journey that will help them get them through security quicker, arrive at their gate sooner, collect their bags faster and enjoy their journey through an airport that looks and feels like it belongs in Pittsburgh.