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SFO to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for Terminal 1 Renovation

Media invited to final public appearance by Airport Director John L. Martin

SAN FRANCISCO - June 20, 2016 - the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction project to renovate Terminal 1.  This $2.4 billion project, to be fully completed by 2020, will offer guests a world-class airport experience, building on the success of award-winning facilities in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.  For more information, please visit: www.flysfo.com/about-sfo/airport-development/t1.

The groundbreaking event, open to media, will also represent the final public appearance by Airport Director John L. Martin, who will retire in July after more than 20 years as Airport Director at SFO.

WHAT:

Groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the Terminal 1 Renovation project

VISUAL:

  • Exclusive escorted access to Terminal 1 construction site
  • Speeches by retiring Airport Director John L. Martin and newly-appointed Airport Director Ivar Satero
  • Tour of interim Terminal 1, Boarding Area B facility
  • Stand-up interview and b-roll opportunities

WHERE:

San Francisco International Airport, Domestic Terminal, Arrivals Level.  Meet in Courtyard 1; busses will transport attendees from Courtyard 1 to the construction site.  For a map to Courtyard 1, please follow: https://goo.gl/maps/yiYPXpQpsrt.

WHEN:

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Media must report no later than 10:00am for escort into the construction site
Event concludes by 12:00 noon

SCHEDULE:

9:30am – 10:00am       Media report to Courtyard 1
10:00am – 10:30am     Busses depart Courtyard 1 for construction site
10:30am – 11:00am     Media setup, b-roll opportunities
11:00am – 11:15am     Groundbreaking ceremony
11:15am – 11:30am     Speeches by Airport Directors John L. Martin, Ivar Satero
11:30am – 12:00pm     Stand-up interview opportunities
12:00pm                       Event concludes; transport back to Courtyard 1

WHO: 

  • John L. Martin, retiring Airport Director, SFO
  • Ivar Satero, newly-appointed Airport Director, SFO
  • Leadership and media representatives of construction partners

RSVP & CONTACT:

Please RSVP to Doug Yakel, Public Information Officer at doug.yakel@flysfo.com or (650) 821-4000.

PARKING:

Please park in the Domestic Garage and bring your ticket for validation.  Garage section “A/B” provides the most direct access to Courtyard 1.

If you require curb side parking, please call in advance.  Space is limited and offered on a first come basis.