U.S. CUSTOMS & BORDER PROTECTION
CMT understands that aviation
projects frequently require a high
degree of coordination with numerous
government and regulatory agencies.
From the U.S. Customs & Border
Protection to the Transportation
Safety Administration to the
Federal Aviation Administration,
our staff maintain effective working
relationships and regularly monitor
regulation changes and requirements
to ensure the successful completion
of our clients’ projects.
U.S. CUSTOMS & BORDER PROTECTION
3. CBP GENERAL AVIATION FACILITY
Springfield-Branson, MO, National Airport (SGF)
The City of Springfield, MO, engaged CMT to plan, design, and
1. construct a replacement U.S. Customs and Border Protection
(CBP) General Aviation Facility (GAF) for their airport, SGF.
CMT evaluated both the GAF and Federal Inspection Service
(FIS) facilities to ensure that SGF would be able to accommodate
each facility type, if needed. Multiple locations were assessed,
including phased GAF/FIS development options. Our team
2. provided design services including systematic and continuous
reviews and design review meetings with the CBP to ensure
facility standards compliance.
The selected location for the GAF reused a previous commercial
passenger processing area, so evaluation of the existing building
systems/configuration was essential to meet CBP site and security
requirements. Due to a limited development budget, the design
team evaluated individual facility space purposes to consolidate
1. 2. common functions into single locations, thus minimizing space
needs. Further, because the facility was a turn-key design, CMT
1. SGF Customs and Border Protection General Aviation Facility minimize change orders during the construction phase through
2. PIA Passenger Terminal Expansion 3. MLI International Passenger Terminal numerous design reviews and sign-offs.
PASSENGER TERMINAL EXPANSION INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER TERMINAL
Peoria, IL, International Airport (PIA) Quad City International Airport (MLI), Moline, IL
The new, two-gate Ray LaHood International Terminal serves two Since 2003, CMT has provided planning, design, environmental,
purposes: to provide much-needed domestic capacity to serve and program management services for MLI. In 2012, CMT led
recent, dramatic growth in passengers and aircraft sizes and to a multi-disciplined team to design a multi-phased international
modernize and expand international passenger capacity with passenger terminal with a Federal Inspection Station (FIS) that
dedicated U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities. involved reusing an existing 20,000 SF cargo building. CMT
As Program Manager, CMT led the planning, design, and provided complete space planning, forecasts, facility require-
construction of the $9 million facility project, in coordination with ments, site planning, conceptual layout and cost estimating.
a local architect. Initial planning was completed in collaboration CMT coordinated extensively with the U.S. Customs and Border
with CBP officials and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Protection (CBP), Transportation Security Administration (TSA),
CMT’s expertise in navigating the FAA eligibility formula for these and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) throughout approval,
facilities and familiarity with CBP requirements were instrumental fast-track design and construction. Our team collaborated
in the project’s success. specifically with the FAA on our eligibility justification, resulting
Flexibility is built into the 21,500 SF facility. It is connected to in Airport Improvement Funds (AIP) for the project.
the primary terminal via a raised walkway, allowing baggage MLI constructed Phase 1 of the international passenger terminal,
carts and emergency vehicles to pass beneath while deplaning which included a U.S. Customs General Aviation Facility (GAF)
passengers can walk directly to the first floor for CBP processing. sized and configured to be expanded into a full FIS.
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