Airport Construction to Create 13,000 Jobs

December 23, 2015
Airport Construction to Create 13,000 Jobs

Construction at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans will total $807 million and create approximately 13,000 jobs, reports The Times-Picayune.

Construction includes expanding the 650,000-square-foot terminal to 760,500 square feet with 30 gates to accommodate larger jets.

Hunt-Gibbs-Boh-Metro was selected in August 2014 as the "construction manager at-risk," the group is a joint venture of Hunt Construction Group of Indianapolis and New Orleans companies Gibbs Construction, Boh Bros. Construction Co. and Metro Service Group.