Specifically, he is requesting $9.4 million to support reconstruction of the west terminal apron
, $30 million to redevelop the west concourse, and $9 million for terminal building improvements.
Under the new agreements, airlines are expected to pay rates and charges for the facilities provided based on a commercial compensatory methodology for the new terminal building, a cost center residual recovery methodology for the terminal apron
, and a cost recovery methodology for other airline-used facilities.
The scope of services included all airside infrastructure facilities for Phase 1 development,a full length parallel taxiway, connecting taxiways, a passenger terminal apron
, cargo apron, ILS CAT II-compliant airfield ground lighting system and associated civil services.
On September 21, 2012, the TAA received a significant boost when the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded it a US$19.5 million grant to fund the first phase of design and reconstruction of the main terminal apron
This occasion incorporates the successful annual Aviation Fair at the old terminal apron
. There will also be special displays at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, plus opportunities to fly in vintage passenger aircraft, possibly both the De Havilland Rapide (the type that flew the first passenger service in 1933) and the Douglas DC3 Dakota.
expansion, four miles (6.5km) of taxiway upgrades, upgraded terminal facilities, redevelopment of the ex-Ansett terminal as a multi-user facility, and a 1,968ft (600m) extension to Runway 17/35, which was strengthened at the same time.
It included extending the runway with reinforced concrete and asphalt to 3,000m long and 51m wide, expansion of the taxiway by seven metres to 30m, and renovation of the international terminal apron
to support large aircraft types such as B747s and B767s.