Renovation of the Air Traffic Control Tower and 
Upgrade the STAR System     

This project for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) consisted of a 14,000 SF renovation and a 6,100 SF addition to the existing Base Building of the main Air Traffic Control Tower at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Renovations included:

  • New Catwalk surrounding the ATCT Cab

  • Updating the Restrooms at the Cab Level 

  • Removal and Abatement of Asbestos in the Existing Floor and Ceiling Materials

  • Converting Four (4) HVAC Systems from

  • Refrigerant to Chilled Water Systems

  • Installation of a new Chiller to serve the air-handling units

  • Implemented temporary cooling measures for the FAA Equipment Rooms during the HVAC systems conversion

  • Installation of a new Fire Alarm System

  • Updating the existing electrical system to accommodate the new Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) integrated by the Federal Aviation Administration

Additions Included:

  • Expanding the existing Radar Room, Radar Equipment and Communications Rooms

  • Construction of a new Conference Room 

  • Construction of a SAFE/Tornado Room 

  • New asphalt parking lot and drives 

Dustproof enclosures, air quality monitoring and other systems were provided to prevent cross contamination between occupied and unoccupied spaces. The ATCT and Base Building remained fully occupied and fully functional for the entire life of the project without a single interruption to the 24-hour operation.

Details
LOCATION 

Will Rogers World Airport
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

SIZE

20,100 SF

CLIENT

Federal Aviation Administration

MARKETS

Government
Aviation
Renovation / Additions

ROLE 

Prime Contractor