A number of environmental issues keep bringing the aviation industry into limelight. After all flying has a bad reputation in terms of its non eco-friendly effects. However, there is no denying that the aviation industry tries its best to compensate the negative effects through changes and initiatives wherever possible, such as the eco-friendly airports. Here we have brought a list of eco-friendly airports in the world for you to check out.
Boston Logan International Airport (USA)
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Boston Logan International Airport’s Terminal A became the first of its kind in the US when it received the prestigious LEED certification in 2006. As a part of its eco-friendly plans, only recycled glass materials were used for the construction of the heat-reflecting roof. In addition to this, low-flow bathroom fixtures are also there to minimize water wastage. While repaving its runway 9/27, an environmentally friendly form of asphalt was used in 2009. Deice
Denver International Airport (DIA), Colorado
Denver International Airport is the only commercial airport in the US that flaunts the largest solar farm and solar-generating capacity up to 10 megawatts. It is renowned for recycling 20 types of materials including plastic bottles, paper, aluminum, restaurant oil, aircraft deicing fluid, demolition materials, glass, and organics. To lower emissions, gates at the airport provide plug-in power so that aircraft APUs don’t run as often. You can see plenty of alternative-fuel vehicles at DIA,…