Air emission inventories for SDF and LOU have been completed that will help determine the next steps to reduce airport emissions at each facility.
Procedures have been implemented to reduce fleet-idle time and unnecessary and redundant
The terminal ramp has a diversion structure for aircraft de-icing.
There is a dedicated public transit system stop at the terminal and a self-contained, rental-car facility next to the passenger terminal (unlike shuttle bus operations that are common at many airports).
A bio-diesel tank has been installed to fuel our diesel-powered vehicles.
The Authority is supporting technological, operational and efficiency advances that reduce the impact of carbon dioxide emissions through the Airport Council International’s 2008 Aviation and Environmental Summit.
There are automatic shutoff water fixtures in the passenger terminal and in most Authority buildings.
In July 2018, bottle-filling stations branded with Louisville Water were installed in the passenger terminal. Thanks to these, the airport helped eliminate waste from more than 115,000 disposable plastic bottles.
Rain sensors interrupt the cycle of irrigation systems when it’s raining.