he $1.6-billion Midfield Satellite Concourse will be built just west of the existing Tom Bradley International Terminal. via ABC7
Los Angeles International Airport officials have unveiled renderings of a newly planned concourse whose construction is set to kick off at a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, Feb. 27.
The $1.6-billion Midfield Satellite Concourse will be built just west of the existing Tom Bradley International Terminal and will serve as a complement to that facility.
A video rendering depicts passengers accessing the new five-story concourse through an underground tunnel with a moving walkway.
The building will include 12 new gates along with shops and restaurants. Two of the new gates will accommodate Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8 jumbo jets.
Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council members and LAX officials are scheduled to attend the groundbreaking ceremony Monday morning.
The facility is expected to be operational by late 2019.
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