This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on February 18, 2021.
Construction has started on the second phase of MidAmerica St. Louis Airport’s $30 million terminal expansion in Mascoutah, Illinois.
General contractor Holland Construction Services started last month on the construction of a 41,000-square-foot expansion that will include a new security screening area, two additional boarding bridges, a service animal relief area, family restrooms, a nursing room, an expanded departure lounge, added room for concessions and renovations to accommodate people with disabilities. HOK is the designer on the project.
The four-phase terminal expansion of MidAmerica Airport began last year after it received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program. Overall, the Metro East airport is seeking to expand its 53,000-square-foot terminal to nearly 100,000 square feet, as well as improvements to infrastructure and safety.Read More