D2 Projects: Passenger Walkway to Concourses A and B

This walkway provides passengers with an alternative path between the Main Terminal and Concourses A and B.  It is equipped with moving sidewalks in each direction.  The walkway crosses underneath a set of airplane taxiways and has escalators and elevators at each end.  The present-day Mobile Lounges and future AeroTrain system also provide connections between these buildings.

The project included the construction of a structural shell and architectural finishes for the tunnel, including elevators, escalators, stairways, and moving sidewalks.

Statistics about the Passenger Walkway:

  • Date opened: November 2004
  • Tunnel Dimesions: 1,000 feet long, 40 feet wide, 27 feet high
  • Program Cost: $81 million

Contractor Details:

  • Kaiser/Earth Tech Engineers, Inc - Design of Structural Shell and Architectural Finishes
  • Kiewit Construction Company - Construction of Structural Shell
  • Hensel Phelps Construction Company - Construction of Architectural Finishes


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