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Concessions Refresh Program

The Authority issued a Concessions Request For Information (RFI) solicitation on April 16, 2018 with a proposal due date of July 20, 2018. At the January 18, 2019 IAA Board meeting, five new contracts for specialty retail and services vendors were approved by the board. At the March 15, 2019 IAA Board meeting, six new contracts for food, beverage, and Indy-focused dining experiences were approved by the board. At the October 18, 2019 Board Meeting, two new contracts for McDonald’s and a sports retail concept were approved by the board

The Concessions Refresh Program will include a phased construction plan ensuring airport passengers and guests have access to the restaurants, shops, products and services they need while traveling.

Concessions Refresh Updates

On January 18, 2019, The Indianapolis Airport Authority Board approved five new contracts for specialty retail and services vendors during the IAA’s monthly board meeting at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

On March 15, 2019, The Indianapolis Airport Authority Board approved six new contracts for food, beverage, and Indy-focused dining experiences during the IAA's monthly board meeting at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

On October 18, 2019, the Indianapolis Airport Authority Board approved two new contracts for McDonald’s and a sports retail concept during the IAA’s monthly board meeting at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

Representing Indy and Indiana

The Concession Refresh program is intended to attract “sense of place” retailers and food-and-beverage providers to the airport, as a means of showcasing local foods, beverages and brands that directly represent the Indianapolis culture and community. The IAA seeks to provide an immersion experience for travelers, so that when they land at IND, they are surrounded by the sights, sounds and tastes that comprise the Hoosier experience.

Insight into the Concessions Refresh Program

DISCLAIMER: The following questions and answers are provided for general information only and may not be completely accurate in every circumstance, do not purport to be legal advice, and are not intended to be legally binding on the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA.) The IAA reserves the right to make changes to the concession refresh program.

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Being an award-winning airport means keeping the experience at IND fresh and meaningful for both leisure and business travelers alike. The Concession Refresh Program is intended to attract authentic retailers and food & beverage providers to the airport, as a means of showcasing local foods, beverages and brands that directly represent the Hoosier experience as permitted by law. A primary goal of the Concessions Refresh Program is to meet and exceed a traveler’s expectations, and to specifically ensure the IND Concessions Program recognizes expectations of the “traveler of the future,” including products, services and offerings reflective of Indy’s top food, beverage and retail brands.

Here are the current food & beverage concepts with term leases that expire between 2023 - 2025. These concepts will remain at IND until their term leases expire: 

  • The Fan Zone
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Shapiro’s Deli
  • Camden Food Co.
  • Nature’s Table

New Food & Beverage

  • Bub’s Burgers 
  • Ben’s Soft Pretzels 
  • Bento Sushi 
  • Circle City Beer Garden 
  • HotBox Pizza 
  • Indiana Pacers Courtside Club
  • Shake Shack 
  • Social Cantina 
  • Sun King Brewery 
  • The Farmers’ Market 
  • Tinker Coffee

New Retail 

  • Brighton 
  • Crossroads of America 
  • Circle City News
  • FAO Schwarz 
  • Fountain Square Market
  • Hudson City Market
  • Hudson Ball Jar
  • Ink by Hudson 
  • iStore 
  • MAC
  • Mass Ave Market 
  • TripAdvisor
  • No Boundaries
  • Pitstop
  • Tech on the Go 
  • The Score Board 
  • Tumi - Now Open
  • Vineyard Vines 

Here are the currently existing retail and food & beverage concepts that will receive expansions or additional locations in the terminal:

  • Enroute Spa
  • Harry & Izzy’s 
  • Just Pop In! 
  • Natalie’s Candy Jar
  • Starbucks