New airport chief has flurry of tasks ahead

New airport chief has flurry of tasks ahead

By Kelly Yamanouchi

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 former head of the Tampa Airport and now the new general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, who stepped into the position Sept. 27 is settling into his position.
Louis Miller, the former head of the Tampa Airport and now the new general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, who stepped into the position Sept. 27 is settling into his position.

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:

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