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Los Angeles Airport get facelift

A three-year contract to work on the modernisation and expansion of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been awarded Mott MacDonald’s North American business Hatch Mott MacDonald

The contract is part of Los Angeles World Airport’s (LAWA) $5 billion (£2.5bn) modernisation program which aims to increase passenger comfort, travel efficiency, safety and security for the current and projected flight capacity levels at the airport.

The project also aims to provide for unrestricted operations of large aircraft in the future. A key component of this expansion is providing gates for international carriers in time for the scheduled implementation of larger Code F aircraft that include the A380, B787, and B747-8 and associated facilities

Hatch Mott MacDonald will provide engineering design and planning services for taxiways, tunnels, aprons, and utility improvements for the new Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC), the existing Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) expansion, underground utilities and the central utility plant.

Hatch Mott MacDonald’s Aviation Practice Leader, Christopher Solecki said: "Passenger and cargo demand on airports today is changing the face of aviation. We are very proud to be working with one of the world’s busiest airports to create smart solutions that look well into the future."



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