San Diego International Airport (SAN) Terminal 2 West Expansion – San Diego, CA

The largest improvement project in the San Diego International Airport’s (SDIA) history, the $1 billion “Green Build” project was named due to SDIA’s commitment to sustainability, environment, and its positive economic impact. 

This expansion of Terminal 2 consisted of approximately 470,000 square feet of public and nonpublic areas, providing ten additional contact aircraft gates. The expansion was three stories including passenger circulation, airline check-in/ticket lobby, security screening, baggage handling, waiting areas, seating areas, concessions food court space, public art, restrooms, office space, special technology systems, and other related service/support areas.

Airside facilities (approximately 1,300,000 square feet) included the aircraft parking aprons, taxiways, and taxi lanes that serve the Terminal 2 West Expansion.

The Terminal 2 West Expansion was a Design-Build construction contract awarded to the joint venture of Flatiron, Turner Construction, and PCL Construction Services (Flatiron/Turner/PCL).

Inspired Networks was contracted by the SITA to manage the Design and Delivery of the Communication, Airport Operations, Passenger Processing, and Baggage Processing Systems for the New Terminal 1. Specifically, Inspired was responsible for:


  • Communication Systems
    • LAN, WLAN, IPT
  • Security Systems
    • CCTV, ACS, Passenger Screening
  • Airport Operations Systems
    • Airport Management System (AODB, RMS), EVIDS, Visual Paging, Master Clock, VDGS
  • Baggage Management Systems
    • BagManager, BagMessage, World Tracer Kiosks
  • Passenger Processing Systems

Owner: San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Client: Turner Construction
PCL Construction

Construction Costs: $477million

Completion Date: December 2012


  • Survey and Documentation
  • Stakeholder Interviews
  • Due Diligence
  • Planning and Estimates of Construction Costs
  • Design Management
  • Systems Design
  • System Interface Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Phase Services
  • Vendor Management
  • Planning
  • Procurement
  • Delivery Management
  • Project Management
  • Staging
  • Implementation
  • Testing
  • Commissioning
  • Airline Relocations