Mineta International Airport (SJC) Concourse B

San Jose, CA
SELECT PROJECT AWARDS:
  • Honor Award - Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies
  • National Award (Over $75 Million) - IDEAS2, American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Platinum Award - Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington
  • Winner, Transporation - 2010 Best of the Best Awards, Engineering News Record

35,303-m² (380,000-ft²) concourse addition, 488 m (1,600 ft) long by just 27.4 m (90 ft) wide on a very constricted site, with passenger space, ticketing areas, security checkpoints, retail/dining, baggage operations, airline support space, and a new departure curb. To accommodate the architect’s vision of dramatic swoops, curves, and a 16.7-m- (55-ft-) high ceiling, MKA developed a structural framing system never before used at a major airport. The project team created and shared a fully integrated Building Information Model during design and construction.

ARCHITECT: Gensler
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KEY STRUCTURAL CONTACT:
Terry Palmer
PE
Senior Principal