We're improving and transforming the airport through our Journey With AUS program! Construction work in the terminal may be visible to passengers as we make improvements. Current terminal construction activities are below.
March 21 – June 21, 2023: Closure of Area around Baggage Claim 1 Carousel
Project: Outbound Baggage Handling System (BHS) Improvements
Activity: Area around Baggage Claim 1 area will be completely closed off for construction work
Construction activity dates: March 21 – June 21, 2023
Changes for passengers: Baggage Claim 1 carousel will be closed for 3 months. Baggage will be claimed at the remaining 6 baggage claim carousels. Passengers should check the flight digital boards in the terminal to confirm their baggage claim carousel.
Access to the airport’s Lost and Found room next to Baggage Claim 1will be detoured. Wayfinding signs will be posted for directions.
March 22 – April 17, 2023: Demolition Work for TSA Checkpoint 2 West Improvements
Project: TSA Security Checkpoints Improvements
Activity: Secure-side exit lane demolition during overnight hours
Construction activity dates: March 22 – April 17, 2023
Construction hours: 8:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Changes for passengers: TSA checkpoint 2 West exit lanes will be temporarily closed for demolition work at night. During these hours, the west escalator to baggage claim will be closed during construction hours. Passengers should use the Checkpoint 2E exit to leave the concourse.
During the day, 4:00 am –8:00 pm, passengers will be able to use both checkpoints 2 West and East exits out of the concourse. All escalators to baggage claim or arriving passenger pick-up will also be open during the day.
Ongoing - May 25, 2023: Overnight Work on Bulk Head (Ceiling) on West Side of Baggage Claim
Project: Outbound Baggage Handling System (BHS)
Activity: Closure of walkway area in baggage claim on west side between baggage claim carousels 1-3.
Construction Hours: 1AM – 9 AM
Construction activity dates: Current phase until May 25.
Changes for passengers: The west escalator will be closed during overnight construction hours. A detour route to baggage claim carousels 4 -6 will be on directional signs.
March 27 – April 9, 2023: Full Closure of TSA Checkpoint 3
Project: TSA Security Checkpoint Improvements
Activity: Complete closure of all lanes at TSA Checkpoint 3 (west side of terminal)
Construction activity dates: March 27- April 9, 2023
Changes for passengers: Passengers will use Checkpoints 1, 2 East and 2 West during this closure. Directional signage will be in place.
This construction is part of Journey With AUS program which is improving and expanding the airport to meet growing travel demand. For more information on these construction projects or the Journey With AUS program, visit the Journey With AUS webpage.