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Fact Sheet – Waterline Connection Project

May 4, 2015

On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at midnight the main waterline serving Louisville International Airport (SDF) will be shut-off and remain off until 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 7 so that the newly installed waterline can be connected at the Perimeter Road—north of Gate D1. Louisville Paving will perform the work. In addition to the passenger terminal at Louisville International Airport (SDF), the following buildings will be impacted:

  • LRAA Cargo building
  • Customs and Border Protection building
  • LRAA Administrative office building
  • LRAA Parking Toll Plaza building
  • QTA (Quick Turn Around) rental car facility
  • Taxicab queuing area
  • Triturator Building

In addition, please note: The 24-hour Landside Starbucks will be closed during this time and the Airside Starbucks (which normally opens at 4:45 a.m.) will not open until the water is turned back on. (Buildings not affected include the Airport Operations Center, Atlantic Aviation, Compass Airlines hangar, FedEx (both locations), Kentucky Air National Guard, Republic Airways hangar, UPS, the United States Post Office off of Crittenden Drive and the hangars on the east side of the airport.) During the outage, the following plan is in place for restroom facilities.


Landslide Terminal: Restroom Available – Lower Level Baggage Claim, Restroom Closed – Upper-Level Ticketing

Airside Terminal: Restroom Available – Airside Rotunda, Concourse A and Concourse B, Restroom Closed – Foot of Concourse A and Foot of Concourse B

Cargo Building, Taxi queuing area, QTA and Parking Toll Plaza: Restroom Available – Onsite Portable Restrooms, Restrooms Closed – All

To help ensure that travelers arriving on the 1 scheduled flight (143 seats) between midnight and 1 a.m. (last arriving flight) are inconvenienced as little as possible, the Airport Authority has initiated the following:

  • Signs will be posted at the entrance of closed restrooms to direct travelers to the next, closest available restroom.
  • Vending machines are, of course, available and bottled water will be distributed by an Airport Ambassador in the Information Booth.
  • Louisville Metro has been notified and will be on stand-by for emergencies.