Airport Modernizes Car Rental Facilities
Commissioning services provided for airport facility modernization including services for HVAC, plumbing water, life safety, electrical, emergency power, indoor air quality and paging systems.
The Consolidated Car Rental facility was among the final projects of a 10-year expansion plan at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The $480 million complex, totaling 200,000 SF is west of Interstate 85 on 100 acres that already served as rental car space. Hartsfield-Jackson Development Group administered the project for the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation.
The project included:
- A Customer Service Center with 141,500 SF on three levels plus 19,200 SF Automated People Mover (APM) station on a fourth level.
- A 19,500 SF APM station for the Georgia International Convention Center.
- A 20,000 SF APM station for the Central Passenger Terminal Center.
Other features of the complex were two 4-level garage structures totaling 8,500 spaces, on-site roadways and vehicle storage areas, fueling facilities with 140 pumps, wash facilities with 30 bays, a 17-acre public car park, and a maintenance facility.
The underground APM system is a unique feature of the airport expansion. Consisting of nine, 4-car trains on a 3.5-mile loop track connecting all terminal concourses, the system will help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality by eliminating the need for shuttle buses.