“The HOK team has shown great vision, and a detailed approach to communications, coordination and execution. We look forward to a great result!”
At the core of these changes is the airport’s desire to build on its legacy of outstanding customer service by expanding and modernizing its space to better serve passengers.
The Skanska / HOK design-build team is leading the terminal and airside project, which will be complete in 2017. This project is part of an initial expansion phase that will double the capacity of the airport, which currently serves more than 17 million passengers per year, while elevating the travel experience for guests.
The design transforms the existing facility into an open and airy terminal, with primary east- and west-facing curtain wall and metal panels enveloping the terminal’s concrete aesthetic. Four outdoor terraces provide spaces for customers to relax and enjoy the breezes and sunset views.
The project adds more than 60,000 square feet of useable space—enough for a football field to fit comfortably within the existing floor plate—to the terminal’s third-floor transfer level. The project adds 38,000 square feet of enclosed new space. HOK’s design creates a unified, visually accessible space across the east-west axis. It includes retail, restaurants, a coffee bar, lounge spaces, work space for business travelers, a family zone, vertical circulation and public art. Four shuttle lobbies are being relocated.
The remainder of the project affects all public spaces, with new airside concessions spaces, new food courts, functional improvements to all gate lounges and a campus-wide art program.
60,000 sq. ft. / 5,574 sq. m. (renovation)
38,000 sq. ft. / 3,530 sq. m. (addition)
1 November 2015
“Tampa International Airport Expansion”
24 February 2015
“Tampa International Airport Renovation and Expansion Delivering Great Guest Experience”
10 February 2015
“Tampa International Airport Shines Spotlight on HOK’s Leesa Coller”
1 January 2015
Passenger Terminal World
17 December 2014
“Skanska / HOK Design-Build Team Unveils Terminal Design for Tampa International Airport”