Terminal 1.5 Development Program at Los Angeles International Airport

About the Project

The Southwest Airlines Terminal 1.5 (SWA T1.5) Development Program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is a $350 million, four-story terminal connection between Terminals 1 and 2. The 239,538 SF connector will provide additional space for ticket counters, baggage carousels, a bus gate, an additional screening checkpoint, and improve the guest experience. The multi-tenant terminal building features an outbound baggage system (including CBIS) and an inbound baggage system, loading dock with receiving area, vertical circulation, and rooms to support building services such as mechanical, electrical, plumbing and information technology. The Terminal 1.5 project also includes a vertical circulation core that provides connectivity between the terminal and the future automated people mover.


The Terminal 1.5 project is being designed for sustainability and efficiency to comply with both the U.S. Green Building Council LEED Silver Certification requirements and the California Building Standards Commission CALGreen requirements. Construction began on the new connector in June 2017 and is expected to be completed in January 2021.


Construction Manager at Risk project delivery collaboration with design partner, PGAL.

Quick Facts

  • Location Los Angeles, CA
  • Client Southwest Airlines
  • Industry Aviation
  • Line of Business Construction, Facility Services
  • Completion Date January 2021
  • Duration 39 Months
  • Contract Value $ 333,951,211
  • Sustainability Silver
  • Square Footage 239,538 SF

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