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Louisville International Terminal Enhancement Construction Update 6/24/16

June 24, 2016

Construction continues on the $9.5 million Louisville International Airport Terminal Enhancement Project. HMS Host (food-and-beverage) and Paradies Lagardère (gift-and-news) are investing more than $8 million combined in new outlets and retail stores. By Saturday, June 25, Phase 3A terrazzo floor work on the east side of the departures (upper) level, near the center escalator, will be complete. With this completion, the east exterior doors will reopen. Also, the Delta Air Lines ticket counters will resume operations from their permanent location on Tuesday, June 28.

Before the Security Checkpoint (Landside Terminal)

Phase 5 construction begins Friday, June 24 and will continue through August. It includes installing terrazzo flooring on the departures (upper) level, in the landside rotunda area next to the food court and in the post-security (airside) arriving passenger exit corridor. Due to the enhancements in this area, the following adjustments will take place:

• Food-and-Beverage Outlets: At this time, Starbucks and Woodford Reserve Grill will remain open and accessible.

• Security Checkpoint Exit Corridor: The arriving passenger exit corridor will be temporarily rerouted during this phase. To accommodate the reroute flow of arriving passengers, the TSA security checkpoint screening area will be temporarily condensed. Passengers should follow the terminal and temporary construction signs for directions to baggage claim.

• Shoe Shine Services and Automated Flower Center: The automated flower center and the Classic Shine Company’s station in the landside rotunda, near the TSA security checkpoint, will be temporarily relocated. Both will be next to the American Airlines ticket counters and center escalators, which is near the New York Times giftand-news retailer.

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 project—which should be finished in Fall 2016.