Elevate BUR News


The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (BGPAA) has unanimously approved a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) of $1.11 billion for the design and construction of the airport’s replacement passenger terminal. “The GMP is in line with projections and the result of many years of hard work,” says Felicia Williams, President of the BGPAA. “Collaboration between the cities, staff,…

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Hollywood Burbank Airport Breaks Ground on New Passenger Terminal

Today, the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (BGPAA) broke ground on a new, safer, modern, and more convenient passenger terminal at Hollywood Burbank Airport. The project is known as “Elevate BUR.” More than 250 community leaders and local stakeholders came together to celebrate the start of construction for this historic project. “From the friendly staff, to the…

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BGPAA Commission Selects Design Concept for Replacement Passenger Terminal

The development of the replacement passenger terminal (known as “Elevate BUR”) has marked another major milestone, with Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (BGPAA) Commissioners voting today to move forward with the design concept known as “The Icon.” “The Commission’s decision to adopt ‘The Icon’ concept for the replacement terminal program takes us a step closer to bringing…

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Preliminary Design Concepts for Replacement Passenger Terminal Unveiled at Authority Meeting

The public is getting its first glimpse of what the replacement passenger terminal may look like. At today’s Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (BGPAA) meeting, commissioners were presented with three preliminary design concepts for the project, known as Elevate BUR. The design concepts were shared by a representative from Corgan, the company providing architectural services for the…

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Jacobs Project Management to Assume Program Management Services for Elevate BUR

April 27, 2022 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Commission has voted to have Jacobs Project Management Co. (Jacobs) assume program management services for the Replacement Passenger Terminal project, known as “Elevate BUR.” The task order based professional services agreement is for five years, with a contract value of $42,000,000.  Effective May 12, 2022, Jacobs will…

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Industry Day 2022 for Hollywood Burbank Airport’s Elevate BUR Project

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority is hosting Hollywood Burbank Airport’s (BUR) Industry Day in anticipation of the procurement of a Design-Build firm for the replacement passenger terminal project, now called ELEVATE BUR. ELEVATE BUR includes: the replacement of the current 14-gate terminal; construction of the aircraft apron and taxiway connectors; parking structures, ground support equipment and…

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The Path to a 14 Gate Replacement Terminal

November 2000 After many years of contention between the community of Burbank and the Airport Authority regarding an Airport proposed new relocated and expanded gate terminal, Burbank voters approve a ballot measure which amended the Burbank Municipal Code and stated: “No approval by the City of Burbank of any agreement between the City and the…

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The 14-Gate Replacement Terminal Project and Protections for Burbank

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