Salt Lake City International Airport




Salt Lake City, Utah

This project is in support of the new $3.6 billion redesign at Salt Lake City International Airport. The facility is capable of handling 11.5 million passengers annually and 36,000 passengers daily.  The new facility features 77 ticketing positions with 60 in the main terminal and 17 in the gateway facility adjacent to the parking garage.  The new terminal also includes a federal inspection facility capable of processing 4,800 passengers per hour.

The baggage system, engineered by Ross & Baruzzini, is composed of 13,455 ft. of 39-inch BG conveyor and 11,602 ft. of 45-inch BG conveyor, 19 outbound recirculating makeup devices, 23 ski makeup destinations, 8 domestic recirculating claim devices, 2 domestic recirculating ski claim devices, 2 international recirculating claim devices, and a security screening matrix containing 6 Explosive Detection System (EDS) devices and the associated CBRA area.

Ross & Baruzzini is responsible for providing all planning, systems engineering, integration, construction administration, testing, and acquisition oversight for the baggage handling and security screening systems to support a phase 1 construction plan that includes 38 new gates that supplement 34 existing gates, for a phase 1 total of 72 and an additional 47 new gates in phase 2.  Project elements for professional services on the 3 million square foot program’s baggage handling system include:

  • Concept, schematic and detailed system design
  • 100% hold baggage screening system
  • Program management support
  • Static and dynamic modeling
  • System Renderings
  • BHS HMI design, MCP design, power, process control and supervisory computer systems
  • TSA coordination for CBIS and CBRA
  • Site inspections and assessments
  • Construction Management, commissioning, testing, training and documentation

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