About the Hobby Airport International Terminal Expansion Project
“A new international concourse opened its doors on October 15th, 2015 at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) in Houston, Texas, ushering in the return of daily international air service for the popular airport facility and its 12 million annual passengers. Through a partnership with Southwest Airlines, the Houston Airport System welcomed international flight service to Hobby Airport. The plan agreed for the construction of a five-gate concourse that would accommodate regional international flights to various locations across Latin America. The Houston Airport System complements the project and prepare for the anticipated one million added passengers per year with a new four-level parking garage, roadway modifications and other enhancements to elevate the customer experience.”
My Role on the Project
After coming from the Jennie Sealy Hospital, I was the lead field engineer managing a team of fresh graduates. We were charged with laying the ground work in the start up the new intercontinental terminal at William P. Hobby Airport for Southwest Airlines. We were once again responsible for setting up primary control, and locating the building while working with the owner and architect to identify and solve problems during pre-construction. The focus of the role was much more so working on training of our young team, as my role on this project was going to be quick, as not long after I began this project an opportunity opened up in Austin as the Austin Bergstrom Terminal East Infill Project.
Photo Credit: Fly2Houston – Houston Airport System