Chacon is responsible for coordination of all aviation project efforts in the region to ensure efficient and effective delivery for airport clients working hard to improve facilities and passenger experience. He currently serves as deputy project manager for the $300 million Tampa International Airport Main Terminal Curbside Expansion project.
Chacon has 14 years of architectural experience, serving on a variety of complex projects for airports across the U.S., including Miami International Airport; Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C.; and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
“Andres brings valuable experience navigating the complexities of airport projects and is a critical addition to our growing aviation team,” said Bill Jones, PE, HNTB West Florida deputy office leader, group director – engineering and associate vice president. “The complex curbside expansion at the congested central terminal area at Tampa International Airport is benefitting from Andres’ unique skills to solve a complicated issue for our client.”
Prior to joining HNTB, Chacon served as project architect and associate at another consulting firm, gaining experience in project leadership and scheduling, design concepts, and a variety of aviation projects, including terminal renovations and airport modernizations, airline club renovations and more.
Chacon earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the San Buenaventura University in Cali, Colombia.
HNTB’s many signature aviation projects in Florida and around the country include providing architectural design for the Main Terminal Curbside Expansion and New Energy Plant at Tampa International Airport; serving as architect of record for the new South Terminal C, Phase 1, at Orlando International Airport; providing architectural, engineering and design services for United Airlines terminals 7 and 8 at Los Angeles International Airport; program management for the redevelopment of John F. Kennedy International Airport serving New York City; and program management and construction management for the Hotel and Transit Center at Denver International Airport.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. Celebrating 105 years of service in the United States and tracing its roots to 1917 in north Florida, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients from eight Florida office locations, currently employing approximately 520 full-time professionals in the state. HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.