Traveling should be easy. Whether it’s to relax or close the next big deal, we design systems that make it safer and more comfortable for people to get where they’re going. From parking the car and lounging with a pre-flight coffee to checking email before boarding the plane, our designs focus on the passenger experience. We understand how building systems need to work together to support multi-purpose areas within airports, from retail stores and restaurants to concourses and parking garages. We perfectly balance creativity, technology, security, and function so every traveler becomes a frequent flier.


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We specialize in designing spaces where thousands of people come together. Our aviation experts have designed multiple, high-profile airport projects across the country. We blend our aviation experience with a background in luxury and specialty retail, restaurants, and entertainment to create destinations that turn first-time travelers into life-long adventurers. Browse our Aviation project gallery to see what we’re designing.

Master Plan Phase 2 - Tampa International Airport

Multiple Projects - Sky Harbor International Airport

Gate Expansion - LAS | Harry Reid International Airport

Building Assessments & Schematic Design - Santa Monica Airport


We’re an organization of smart thinkers and passionate creatives, and we love to share what we know. Scroll our thought leadership library for technical expertise, design discoveries, educational takeaways, and more from the brains behind the buildings.

Team Henderson’s Thoughts and Insights from 2024 NAB Show
Henderson’s Venue Insights from 2023 Summer Conference Season
Henderson Companies Sustainability Update: April 2023
Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, and Disassembly: The Evolution of DfMA
Aviation Industry Insights from the 2023 Airport Planning, Design, and Construction Symposium
Using BIM and Generative Design to meet the MEP 2040 Commitment

James Dietz

Venue Sector Aviation Practice Director



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