Friday, July 31, 2015

Transformation of Terminal F starting soon

Those of you who have followed my work awhile know that I have focused on what to do with Terminal F in the past. The terminal has been a work in progress almost since it opened close to a decade ago. Complaints about its limited gate areas, inadequate concessions, small bag-claim area and lousy signage went on for years. Conditions (especially the signage) have improved significantly, but the building still needs a total makeover. I'm happy to see The Inquirer's airport reporter, Linda Loyd, has a story today outlining a $135 million upgrade for Terminal F.

Transformation of Terminal F starting soon

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Those of you who have followed my work awhile know that I have focused on what to do with Terminal F in the past. The terminal has been a work in progress almost since it opened close to a decade ago. Complaints about its limited gate areas, inadequate concessions, small bag-claim area and lousy signage went on for years. Conditions (especially the signage) have improved significantly, but the building still needs a total makeover. I'm happy to see The Inquirer's airport reporter, Linda Loyd, has a story today outlining a $135 million upgrade for Terminal F.

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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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