MEDIA ADVISORY: Major Terminal Modernization Program to be Announced Today

MEDIA ADVISORY: Major Terminal Modernization Program to be Announced Today

What: Join County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Airport CEO Christina Cassotis and local business leaders as they announce a major Airport Terminal Modernization Plan.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. Media must obtain an Airside pass from the Airport ID Badging Office in Baggage Claim and should arrive by 1:15 p.m. in order to obtain Airside passes and proceed through security.

Where: Airside Terminal, End of Concourse A

Parking: Media may park in the courier lot. Unmarked vehicles should put a placard on their dash indicating their media outlet.

About Allegheny County Airport Authority:

Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region. Its 2016 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at

Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 8 million passengers annually on 16 carriers. During the past two and a half years, the airport has increased its nonstop destinations more than 80 percent to include 68 airports. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast both named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2016. In addition, TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.