New airport chief has flurry of tasks ahead
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The new boss at Atlanta’s airport inherited a list of projects stacked up like airliners during a thunderstorm.
Louis Miller, the new general manager at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, is planning for a new international terminal, anticipating a merger involving a major tenant and eying how to shorten security lines during peak times — such as the holidays.
Miller, in an interview Tuesday with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, said no major service issues have jumped out at him so far.
“I’ve walked around the airport dozens of times,” said Miller. “I’ve tried to approach it as a passenger. So far, I think it works pretty well.” One thing he plans to study is a possible cell-phone waiting area for people waiting in their cars to pick up passengers.
Miller, who formerly ran Tampa International, has been in the Hartsfield-Jackson post for about six weeks. He inherits a number of projects in the works and more that lie ahead. They include: