Burns & McDonnell has been named as prime consultant for a $160 million upgrade to baggage security facilities at the Central and South Terminals at Miami International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the United States and the world.


The firm is leading a team that will design a 70,000 square-foot baggage security screening facility at the Miami airport as well as upgrading and replacing baggage handling equipment in the existing terminals to more efficiently feed the new screening facility. The project is expected to achieve LEED Silver designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. 


Firms on the team include , BNP Associates, JSM & Associates, Gurri Matute, MOBIO Architecture, Gartek Engineering, Louis J. Aguirre & Associates, DDA Engineers and Premiere Design Solutions.