b'Pittsburgh Intl is adding four large, open-air terraces. 60 LGB | MSO | PIT | SFO FACILITIESpower out. Operating noise and fuel odors could be problematic and should be considered with these types of spaces, he notes. Focusing more on conceptual issues, PITs Hoback recommends creating an engaged, collaborative team that understands the importance of building a space that accurately reflects the region. Finally, it is worth bearing in mind that an effective outdoor area can cut to the very core of an airports identity. Guidry notes that the garden area at LGB is a prized amenity for travelers. But its about more than just setting aside the space and putting furniture out, she emphasizes. This is an opportunity to build upon your What Works existing aesthetic and to deepen the sense of place. Implementing open-air spaces with commercial, functional andFor some airports, that place can, indeed, be outdoors. aesthetic appeal is no walk in the park. To help make it happen, MSOs Ellestad suggests establishing agreements with tenants and vendors about operating andOther Outdoor Standoutsmaintaining such areas. Keep security requirements in mind duringFor more information about the native landscaping program at the design phase, and also the potential of introducing debrisPhoenix Sky Harbor International, check out the November/onto the airfield, from smoking, plants and concessions items, heDecember 2019 of Airport Improvement magazine. For details advises. Its important to have a plan to mitigate these issues.about an exterior walkway project at El Paso International, Martison, who helped design MSOs new deck, reminds otherconsult our July/August 2019 issue. Both are available online at airports interested in similar spaces to consider the proximity ofairportimprovement.com.nearby aircraft and whether they will be pushed from gates or will Reduce your carbon footprint.Introducing the new Kodiak CleanPower Hybrid chassis When power matters just as much as your carbon footprint, turn to the NEW Kodiak CleanPower Hybrid chassis . With 450 HP at-the-ready and the ability to idle the engine on 100% electric power, you can reduce the carbon footprint at your airport by up to 50% * . And, the powerful diesel engine gives you the power you need to get your job done quickly and easily.Visit www.SRM-Kodiak.com to learn more or contact Scott Pilling at 866-450-4232,or Spilling@srm-mfg.comWHEN MOTHER NATURE IS A BEAR, YOU NEED A KODIAK.Copyright 2022, SRM-Kodiak and Snake River * Under normal airport operatingconditions, carbon outputs will be reduced by 50% when replacing one equal sized diesel engine with electric motor drives.Manufacturing. All rights reserved.March | April 2022AirportImprovement.com'