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Public space improvements to the Louisville International Airport terminal as part of the Terminal Enhancement Project are now complete, with the exception of a few finishing touches. This includes more than $9.5 million in aesthetic improvements including four, new core escalators that connect the baggage claim and ticketing, new terrazzo floor and carpet, new LED lighting systems, new wall treatments and the addition of representative community images and graphics throughout the terminal. As part of the project, concession operators, HMS Host (food-and-beverage) and Paradies Lagardère (gift-and-news), are investing more than $9.3 million combined in new outlets and retail stores. (This includes an initial combined investment of more than $8.5 million, with an additional $800,000-plus in combined improvements at the mid-term of the agreement.)
Before the Security Checkpoint (Landside Terminal)
Work continues on the Brooks Brothers retail store, which is expected to open in early 2017.
After the Security Checkpoint (Airside Terminal) – Rotunda
The Brighton, Finish Line News and Distillery District Marketplace retail stores in the airside rotunda remain closed and are scheduled to open in January 2017. Also in the airside rotunda, the new Starbucks Evenings opened on Wednesday, December 21. To review previously released information about the Terminal Enhancement Project, click the Pardon our Dust link at www.FlyLouisville.com. Note: Temporary construction signs are installed throughout the terminal to direct guests during the construction.