Sacramento airport unveils new $1bn terminal

11 October 2011 (Last Updated October 11th, 2011 18:30)

Sacramento International Airport in California, US, has opened its new $1bn Terminal B, which was designed by Corgan Associates in collaboration with Fentress Architects.

Sacramento International Airport in California, US, has opened its new $1bn Terminal B, which was designed by Corgan Associates in collaboration with Fentress Architects.

The $1bn Terminal B, called the Big Build, includes a new central terminal, a new 19-gate airside concourse, international arrivals facilities, passenger security checkpoints, an in-line baggage screening system and more than 42,000ft2 of concessions.

The new terminal, which will have three public level arrivals / departures areas and a dual shuttle automated people mover system, will expand the airport's capacity to 16 million passengers a year.