The Airport Department
Kansas City, MO
The new single terminal and parking at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) project consists of a one million SF terminal facility including curbside, ticketing lobby, TSA compliant security screening checkpoint, TSA compliant in-line checked baggage inspection system and associated support areas, baggage claim areas, baggage make-up area and associated support functions. The terminal includes two concourses attached by a 634-foot connection with moving walkways above and baggage handling systems below. Officials opened 18 security lanes to service the 39-gate facility, which replaced the airport’s current configuration with gates spread across separate terminals.
The new terminal was the largest single infrastructure project in Kansas City history. The facility included secure concourses providing concessions and customer amenities. The facility initially supported 39 aircraft gates, but facility systems were designed to ultimately support 42 gates. The new single terminal project promises to improve the passenger experience, particularly for those waiting out delays or making connections in Kansas City. It includes dozens of retail and restaurant options beyond security checkpoints. It also doubled the number of restroom facilities available with 120 toilets spread throughout the terminal.
One critical objective of the project was to put the department in the position to consume and leverage the immense amount of Building Information Model (BIM) data that was to be generated as part of the new terminal project. The desired end result was to take a huge step forward in how as-built construction data was used to seed the EAM system.
The project was recognized at the 2022 MaximoWorld conference as the year’s Best Maximo Asset Information Management project.
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