CV640 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 952 posts, RR: 5 Posted (14 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1687 times:
Anyone have any info on whne DTWs new terminal is supposed to open? I'm scheduled to be based up there in Mid Januray so was just curious if I get to go to the old shack, or the brigth shiny new green house. Thanks
Favre From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 595 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (14 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1639 times:
I took a tour last week...the complex is about 85 % finished...the main worldclub in the center is 20,000 sq. feet..was open and was sweet..showers included in this club..jan 20 2002 is the opening day....this is the crown jewel of hubs in the world....bravo to nwa and detroit...
PSU_DTW_SCE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (14 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1568 times:
Just flew out of DTW today on good ole Mesaba. Last Friday when I came in we taxied right around it and today we took off over it. Its come a long way. All the jet bridges are up, gate numbers, NW signs on the jet bridges, all paint lines on the ramp area look completed. The access road from the north has come a long way in a short time at the connection with the old roadway, but that looks like its going to be cutting it close with completion. I could kind of get a look inside the terminal through a giant construction hole in the one end, and it looks very nice, the interior, lighting, looked all complete. The most noticable things outside that need completing are some large areas of concrete that need to be poured in the ramp areas, and the electronic signage at the gates.
Just wondering if the B & C satellites aren't complete, where's Mesaba gonna operate from in the meantime?
Bangsmic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (14 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1522 times:
There's no way the terminal will open on Jan 20 according to my sources who are contractors on the job. There is still lots of things to be completed which are not obvious yet significant such as electrical and baggage systems. Of course there will be unanticipated problems to deal with as well.