San Antonio (Bexar County) — Aviation Director Jesus Saenz Jr. informed City Council this week that the San Antonio International Airport master plan, a four-year effort, has been completed and designs are underway on the first pieces of what is intended to be a $2.5 billion redevelopment and expansion effort that is projected to reach completion by 2040.
While the City Council will not official vote to accept the 2040 plan until Nov. 17, it was clear from their reaction that they are ready to fast-track the projects.
In a March 9, 2021 VBX article, the 2040 plan discussions where at the stage where three development scenarios were being considered. The Airport System Development Committee (ASDC) and other stakeholders ultimately focused their attention on Alternative 3, which was the most ambitious of the three.
Alternative 3 eliminates Terminal/Concourse B as it is known today. In its place would be a Central Processor building located between Concourse A and a new Concourse C. And the gates of Concourse B, now an extension of