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Louisville International Concession Construction Update 01/20/17

January 20, 2017

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 February 2017.

After the Security Checkpoint (Airside Terminal) – Rotunda

Recently The Finish Line News and Brighton retail stores, located in the airside rotunda, opened. The Finish Line News opened on Saturday, January 7, followed by Brighton on Saturday, January 14. The Distillery District Marketplace shop, also in the airside rotunda, will open by Friday, January 27. To review previously released information about the Terminal Enhancement Project, click the Pardon our Dust link at Note: Temporary construction signs are installed throughout the terminal to direct guests during the construction.