The new international terminal: What cost so much?

Here are some of the big-ticket items:

Terminal and concourse structures, people mover tunnels to connect to rest of airport: $817,227,958

Expansion of Concourse E central expansion for heating/cooling for international terminal: $5,049,056

People mover system expansion:  $65,510,514

Pavement surrounding Concourse F and aircraft fueling system at gates: $103,339,936

Underground utilities and fill to prepare site and bring to airport elevation: $100,039,308

Terminal roadways/Maynard H. Jackson Boulevard: $102,753,501

Commercial vehicle hold lot: $8,855,581

Hourly parking structure: $32,089,558

Interstate signs: $11,798,592

Relocation of groundwater monitoring wells to enable roadway construction: $925,505

Georgia Power substation relocation: $32,485,180

Relocation of airfield site utilities and other infrastructure surround the international terminal site: $47,901,274

Relocation of the US Post Office, demolition of old cargo facilities, replace Delta parking area taken for roadway construction: $60,536,823

Total: $1,388,512,785.

Management reserve: $25,000,000

Total costs: $1,413,512,785

Source: Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, summary budget, revised June 28, 2011.

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