News | Jan 26, 2017 | Arora
Logan International’s Terminal E Renovated to Accommodate World’s Biggest Passenger Planes
Renovations to Logan International Airport (BOS) Terminal E have wrapped up and the Terminal is now serving A380 aircraft, the world’s largest passenger planes. As part of the project team, led by AECOM, Arora provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety, and special systems engineering services for the addition of approximately 95,000 SF within Terminal E as well as the modernization of existing areas of the terminal.
The completed renovation provides three new A380 Gates with dual passenger boarding bridges for expedited two-level boarding, automated aircraft docking guidance systems (ADGS) with an integrated ramp information display system (RIDS), full capacity 400Hz and pre-conditioned air ground support systems, the addition of departure level holding rooms and arrivals level de-boarding areas, new concession spaces, and other support spaces.
The existing terminal modifications include modernization upgrades to the GSE equipment at the 10 existing gates to accommodate an expanded aircraft fleet mix and optimized operations with the addition of ADGS and RIDS, a security checkpoint expansion as well as modernization of the arrivals area. The project was charged with including design for technology to echo the spirit of innovation in the City of Boston and surrounding areas.