Raleigh-Durham international airport has plans to replace Terminal C, with a new Terminal C. The new terminal is intended to reflect the rolling hills of the Piedmont, in a way similar to the way Denver's airport reflects the nearby mountains. The project has been assigned to Archer Western of Atlanta. The architect is Curtis Fentres of Denver. The estimated total cost is $570 million.

The project will encompass 893,000 square feet, more than doubling the current terminal. Project completion is projected for 2010. It is currently under construction.

There are two phases planned for the project. First, about summer 2008 the new Terminal C facility opens providing north concourse with 20 gates and new ticketing with islands and new baggage. The first phase represents $430 million of the total price.

The second phase is a demolition and replacement of the south concourse. This would create 35 total gates and capacity for 12 million passengers per year.

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Raleigh Durham International Airport