Mayor Lee Celebrates Terminal 2 Opening
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today unveiled the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 (T2) at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Turner Construction and Gensler renovated the 1954 terminal in a design-build partnership for $383 million, recycling 90% of the original building content, and created nearly 2,700 jobs. Registered with the United States Green Building Council, the terminal aims to be the first LEED Gold-certified terminal in the United States.
The 640,000-square-foot terminal is the new home for American Airlines and Virgin America, which – with the arrival of American Airline’s Susan G. Komen Special Edition 757 and vintage DC-3 as well as Virgin America’s new Airbus A320 and Virgin Galactic’s WhiteKnightTwo/SpaceShipTwo space launch system – provided visitors today with a first-hand glance at the past, present and future of commercial aviation. The first T2 flights will commence on Thursday, April 14. The community is invited to a free Open House on Saturday, April 9. Read more.