Category - Environmental/Sustainability

Dayton Int'l Teams with Local Audubon Center to Discourage Birds from Flight Paths

It's no secret that aircraft and birds don't play well together. Dayton International (DAY), Ohio's third-largest airport and the historic birthplace of aviation, strives to keep the peace on its airfield by separating the two populations from one another.

Logan Int'l Heeds Warnings & Prepares for Potential Flooding

The last few times Boston got clobbered by a hurricane, damage was mitigated because the associated storm surge struck the coast at low tide. But when Hurricane Sandy's powerful surge pounded New York and New Jersey in 2012, officials at Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) realized they might not always be so lucky. As then-mayor Thomas Menino pointed out, Sandy missed high tide in Boston by just five hours.

FAA Funds Green Projects at Chattanooga Metro

About 40 years ago, Walter Cronkite characterized Chattanooga, TN, as one of the dirtiest cities in America. Since then, officials have worked to transform it into one of the cleanest, and the airport fully supports its goals of environmental stewardship and sustainability, notes Terry Hart, president and CEO of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA).

La Crosse Municipal Restores Wetlands, Saves Fishery to Extend Taxiway

Extending a taxiway can be a fairly straightforward project: crews prepare land, pour concrete and, voila, it's ready for traffic.

NE Florida Regional Lands First FAA Funding for Sustainability Management Plan

Situated near the Atlantic shoreline, Northeast Florida Regional Airport (NFRA) in St. Augustine has proactively implemented environmental sustainability initiatives to protect its natural resources for years. By expanding its scope to include vital operations benchmarks, officials believe that a com prehensive sustainability plan will translate to strategic long-term organizational success.

Sea-Tac Expands Recycling Program to Off-Aircraft Materials

Recycling pays. But that's not the only reason Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is spending $1.5 million to integrate off-aircraft materials into its already award-winning recycling program.


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