Healthier Community Begins with Innovative Sustainability

Aug. 18, 2022 – The Aviation Department is committed to sustainable practices in its daily operations and strives to be a leader in environmental stewardship. In 2021:

  • 80%+ of the water used to wash our shuttle buses was reclaimed for reuse.
  • Diesel buses are beginning to be replaced by electric;10 are on the road so far.
  • 142,529 pounds of used cooking oil was collected, and nearly all was recycled into renewable diesel.
  • 36,325 tons of crushed concrete was reused in Airport construction.

Learn more about our sustainability efforts and how Connections Don't Just Happen at the Terminal.

Coming Aug. 25. CLT’s Food Truck Program creates opportunities for small businesses to connect with the Airport. Follow the journey of 22 Street Kitchen and Taystee Ice and hear how those food truck operators are planning for the future.

Read other stories and watch videos in the Connections Don't Just Happen at the Terminal series at #CLTconnects on social media or