DAL Love Field Terminal Modernization Program

Love Field Terminal Modernization Program – Dallas Love Field Airport

  • Size: 650,000 SF (new); 250,000 SF (renovation)
  • Services provided: Full architectural and interior design services
  • Phased implementation
  • Active operating environment
  • LEED Silver Certified
  • Project type Renovation , new construction
  • Awards: #1 Mid Sized Airport for Passenger satisfaction, JD Powers & Associates; ENR Specialty Contracting Best Project

Dallas Love Field has undergone a major renovation and expansion program. The existing terminal building (originally designed by Jack Corgan) opened in 1958 and saw tremendous expansion throughout the 1960s and early 70s. Love Field is the headquarters and home base for the world's original and largest low cost carrier, Southwest Airlines. The project has been certified LEED Silver and incorporates several innovative environmentally friendly concepts. A new modern ticketing hall is used by all airlines. The bag claim hall has been expanded to accommodate future demand levels and the main lobby has been renovated and expanded. Three existing concourses have been replaced by one single concourse. The design maintains the basics for which Love Field is known, passenger convenience, operational efficiency and maintainability.



We are consensus builders. Our experience with airport operators, airlines, aviation facilities, and other air transit organizations gives Corgan a unique vantage point of the elements needed to facilitate successful operations. We have successful partnerships with a wide range of clients including airport operators, airlines, local transit authorities, and government-sponsored research organizations. Our projects are just as varied—ground-up terminal buildings, major terminal renovations, terminal planning, cargo and maintenance facilities, and system-wide implementation projects. Corgan initiates and implements truly innovative design solutions at any scale, from building additions and renovations to new, large-scale terminal programs. Our expertise is second to none and with our global presence, we are able to quickly and efficiently service aviation clients coast to coast and internationally from any of our offices.



We understand scheduling, capacity, material selection and operational challenges. We facilitate consensus amongst all interested parties in achieving a long-term design solution. The need for uninterrupted operations is unquestionable, so we strive for passenger and employee convenience and safety.