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Massport Prioritizes Sustainability

Massport Port Authority, which owns and operates three airports in the state of Massachusetts, has implemented several sustainability initiatives in recent years. These including building LEED standard terminals, running fleets of alternative fuel busses, and conserving water. At Boston Logan, the airport built 20 wind turbines to offset close to 3 percent of the building’s......

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San Diego International Airport Sees Green

San Diego International Airport’s “The Green Build” Expansion project, the largest improvement project in the facility’s 86-year history, was opened on August 13, 2013. “The Green Build” was orchestrated with the airport’s current and future demand for travel in mind and was designed with environmental sustainability as its focus. In May 2014, the terminal was......

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Prepared to Stay in Control

After the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake shut down the air traffic control tower at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), the need for resilient infrastructure was clear to airport administrators, including in the design of SFO’s newly completed air traffic control tower. The new tower is designed to withstand a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, and features......

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