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Each year, the Chicago Department of Aviation is proud to celebrate sustainability accomplishments i​n the aviation industry by recognizing projects, programs, initiatives and individuals that exemplify sustainability leadership. 

The Airports Going Green Conference and Awards Program were established with the belief that industry sharing and recognition are key elements to advancing sustainability achievement and innovation. ​

Congratulations to the 2021 Airports Going Green Award Recipients!​​​​

202​1 Airports G​​​oing Green Awards:​​​​​​​​​

  • Pioneer in Aviation Sustainability:
    Robert Horton, Vice President of Environmental Affairs, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

  • Outstanding Sustainability Program:

    San Francisco International Airport

    Research, Stakeholder Engagement, and Active Delivery of Sustainable Aviation Fuel​

  • Outstanding Sustainability Infrastructure Development:

    Dallas Fort Worth

    Integrated Operations Center

  • Outstanding Sustainability Infrastructure Development:

    San Francisco International Airport

    SFO AirTrain Project

  • Outstanding Sustainability Infrastructure Development:

    Allegheny County Airport Authority

    PIT Microgrid

  • Outstanding Tenant, Concession, or Vendor Program:

    US Supply House

    Cracking the Plastic Code

  • 2021 Honorable Mentions:

    Dan Mann, Executive Director, Louisville Regional Airport Authority: Individual Leadership

    Philadelphia International Airport, Division of Aviation Sustainability Program