The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commissioners awarded Contract WWD-20-01 to Arthur J. Ogren, Inc. of Vineland late last year to construct a new Airport Terminal Building on Hornet Road at the Cape May Airport. The contractor is expected to begin construction this month. The total cost of the project is estimated to be $7.4 million, and Cape May County is providing approximately $250,000 directly in support of the terminal, with additional funds committed to roadway and parking enhancements in the immediate vicinity.
The new 5,400-square-foot building, which consists of offices, meeting space, aviation customer support spaces, and public lobby space, will be situated at the end of Hornet Road on the airport apron.
The project also includes the demolition of two hangars and related hazardous material abatement, new vehicle and pedestrian access gates, asphalt parking lot, exterior lighting, building signage, hardscaping, utility tie-ins, stormwater mitigation and landscaping . The projected completion date is in the first quarter of 2024.
The consulting engineer and architectural firms are C&S Engineers of Philadelphia, PA and Fennick McCreddie of Boston, MA respectively.