Delta spending over $1 billion on New York airport renovations

April 25, 2012 |
Drew Ballensky

Delta Airlines broke ground on a $160 million renovation at LaGuardia Airport last week. The improvements include building a connector between Terminals C and D. In addition, the carrier is investing about $1.2 billion at JFK Airport to tear down Terminal 3, the old Pan American terminal, and expand into a renovated Terminal 4. Other airlines have spent big on New York’s airports in recent years. American Airlines put $1.3 billion into Terminal 8 at JFK Airport, a project completed in 2007. United Airlines spent about $2 billion on renovations at Newark Airport, and JetBlue spent $743 million remodeling Terminal 5 at JFK, which was completed in 2008.

(http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/delta-invests-1-4-billion-laguardia-jfk-airports-article-1.1061456)

Drew Ballensky | Reconstruction Blog

Drew Ballensky is general manager of Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.’s central U.S. facility in Iowa and company spokesman for Duro-Last’s cool roofing, sustainability and architectural education programs. He is past-president of the Chemical Fabrics and Film Association and chairman of CFFA’s Vinyl Roofing Division. Drew earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Northern Iowa and master’s degree in business administration from Florida State University.
Drew has over 29 years experience in business and industry in various engineering and managerial capacities. He has worked in the U.S. and Canadian operations for a major international manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings, was a financial analyst with a major athletic apparel manufacturer and was an owner of a general contracting company.

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