The Mexican Government has awarded a US$4.2 billion construction contract for the new Mexico City International Airport terminal to the Grupo Carso consortium. It comprises the Spanish companies FCC and Acciona and plus the local Mexican construction companies ICA, GIA, Prodemex, Grupo Hermes and La Peninsular.
The terminal building will cover an area of 7,997,585sq ft (743,000m²) over four floors on a plot of land measuring 1,792 acres (4,430ha). Arrivals, baggage reclaim and all services relating to ground handling and the baggage handling system will be located on the first floor. This level will also include access to the car park, the flight information area, the short stay car park and access to the Metro from the Ground Transportation Centre. The second floor will be used for international arrivals, immigration and the flight transfer area. Departures will be located on the third floor which will have a large central shopping area, departure passageways and an area reserved for Pre-clearance. Lastly, the fourth floor will include a car park, the check-in area and security control.