Green Airport Initiative Reports Issued

Environmental Studies

The Executive Summary and seven final environmental reports from the Green Airport Initiative (GAI) are listed below. The GAI will help the FLL improve environmental quality and efficiency and become a community model for sustainable development.

Executive Summary (PDF 225 KB)

Environmental Footprint for FLL Operations

Five environmental impact areas were evaluated including Water Quality, Solid Waste, Air Quality, Energy Consumption, and Noise.
View Report (PDF 3 MB)

Investigating Air Emission Impacts on the Community

This study looked at the particulate matter to determine if it was associated with aircraft operations both on and off the airport. Collected matter was analyzed chemically and using a scanning electron microscope.
View Report (PDF 2.5 MB)

Assessing the Feasibility of Utilizing Recycled Vegetable Oil as a Vehicle Fuel

This report provides details on using processed cooking oil from Airport concessions to fuel diesel vehicles at FLL. The report identifies the availability of used oil, potential vehicles, and vehicle conversion costs.
View Report (PDF 320 KB)

Water Reduction Opportunities and Recommendations

Two initiatives were evaluated including the upgrade of bathroom facilities and irrigation systems to reduce water/non-potable water consumption.
View Report (PDF 1.7 MB)

Energy Supply, Distribution and Conservation

The analysis included a variety of renewable and conservation opportunities. It makes several recommendations including a cost benefit analysis.
View Report (PDF 4.7 MB)

Solid and Hazardous Waste Reduction Opportunities and Recommendations

This study looked at expanding the existing recycling program and implemeting a food donation program.
View Report (PDF .5 MB)

Reduce Harmful Air Emissions

It evaluated strategies to reduce air emissions from aircraft operations, ground service equipment and landside vehicles.
View Report (PDF 1.4 MB)

Go to the Green Airport Initiative for more information about the study.

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