Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Awards the New Airside D to the Hensel Phelps Design-Build Team

Monday May 8, 2023

The new airside project is the next step in the Tampa International Airport’s Master Plan.

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (HCAA) has awarded the design-build team consisting of Hensel Phelps, HNTB Corporation, Gensler and The Beck Group the contract to design and construct the new Airside D at the Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Florida.

On May 4, the HCAA Board of Directors approved Hensel Phelps as their design-build partner after the team earned first place during the procurement process. Design will begin in August of 2023 with construction expected to start in 2024.

“We are very proud to be selected for the Authority’s most significant project. Our people place tremendous value in our relationship with the Authority and look forward to the coming years of continuous to work together.”

Joe Giunta, Operations Manager at Hensel Phelps

The new ground up airside will allow TPA to accommodate an additional 13 million passengers and will include 16 gates serving international and domestic fights. This 585,000 SF project will include concessions space, TSA and CBP security facilities and will incorporate the newest technologies for bag screening, gate check-in and baggage processing.

The new Airside D continues a long history at the Tampa International Airport for Hensel Phelps and our partners. Visit our avaition portfoilio to learn more about our extensive aviation experience.