Austin airport reveals renderings for West Gate Expansion

Learn more about the airport’s upcoming expansions.

A rendering of the west Gate expansion

Construction on the West Gate Expansion is expected to begin this spring.

Rendering courtesy Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport revealed renderings for its West Gate Expansion, and the upgrades are looking pretty swanky.

Construction on the $165 million addition is expected to begin this spring and include:

  • An additional 30,000 sqft on the concourse level
  • A new mezzanine
  • 12 new boarding bridges
  • Three new gates

In case you haven’t heard, this is just one of many projects taking place at ABIA. Other upgrades in the works include:

  • Filling in the empty space above baggage claim to add more square footage for bag checking and security screening, at a cost of $175 million
  • A new centralized bagging handling system with the ability to process 4,000 bags per hour, at a cost of $176.5 million
  • Expanding TSA Checkpoint 3
  • A new central utility plant and Austin Energy substation, at a cost of $14 million

Learn more about these efforts, and others.

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