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PORT AUTHORITY ISSUES REQUEST FOR INDUSTRY FEEDBACK FOR NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S NEW TERMINAL A

Date: Aug 19, 2016
Press Release Number: 147-2016

The Port Authority today issued a Request for Industry Feedback (RFIF) for Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal A Redevelopment Program, a $2.3-billion project expected to deliver a new 33-gate passenger terminal, a 3,000-space parking garage and related infrastructure improvements.

The RFIF is designed to solicit opinions and expert strategies about the project from all industries, stakeholders and customers who can contribute valuable insights into a 21st century airport redevelopment program. Those interested in participating can get more information by going to http://www.panynj.gov/business-opportunities/pdf/Request_for_Industry_Feedback.pdf

The redevelopment program, approved by the Port Authority Board of Commissioners in March, is expected to create 9,000 jobs and $600 million in wages, and generate $3.3 billion in economic activity. The program is scheduled for completion in 2022.

Interested firms may now register for the Industry Forum by visiting www.panynj.gov/airportevents.

For more information regarding the Terminal A project, please visit the airport’s webpage.

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.