Gunther Zurstadt joins HNTB in Orlando as senior project manager – aviation engineering

His extensive airport project experience helps advance complex HNTB projects and programs in the southeast

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2018) – Gunther Zurstadt, PE, joined HNTB Corporation’s southeast aviation practice as senior project manager – aviation engineering. Zurstadt is responsible for managing design of aviation-related development, airfield expansion and rehabilitation projects, beginning with the Orlando International Airport South Terminal C’s Phase 1 Apron, Taxiway and Fuel Expansion project. He is based in Orlando, Florida.

Zurstadt has been involved in aviation engineering, construction and planning for more than 20 years. He has served on projects for airports throughout the state, including Orlando International Airport, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, Vero Beach Regional Airport, Lakeland Linder International Airport, Orlando Sanford International Airport and more. 

“Gunther brings a significant amount of experience navigating the complexities of airport projects, and is a critical addition to our aviation team,” said Bill Brooks, PE, HNTB Southeast Division aviation leader and vice president.  

Prior to joining HNTB, Zurstadt served as a senior project manager for an airport consulting company focused on airfield capacity enhancement projects. He served as project engineer on the Extension of Runway 9L-27R at Orlando Sanford International Airport, and in design and construction administration roles on the Rehabilitation of Taxiways E and F and the South Tradeport Infrastructure Development projects at Orlando International Airport. 

Zurstadt earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Florida. 

HNTB’s many signature aviation projects in Florida and around the country include serving as architect of record for the new South Terminal C, Phase 1 at Orlando International Airport; providing architectural design for the Main Terminal Curbside Expansion and New Energy Plant at Tampa 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 providing program management and construction management for the Hotel and Transit Center at Denver International Airport; 

About HNTB 
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. With more than a century of service in the United States and more than 60 years in Florida, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients from nine Florida office locations, currently employing approximately 500 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.

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