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Title: Presentation to Illinois Economic Recovery Commission

Chicago Department of Aviation
  • Presentation to Illinois Economic Recovery

February 11, 2010
Todays presentation
CDA Overview OMP Update Sustainable Initiatives
Chicago Department of Aviation
OHare and Midway International Airports Direct
and Nonstop service to 230 cities
worldwide Generate 540,000 jobs and 45 billion
today 82 million passengers annually OMP adds
195,000 jobs 18 Billion
OHare Modernization Program Completed Projects

Runway 9L-27R
November 20, 2008
NATCT (North Airport Traffic Control Tower)
Runway 10L-28R
Sept. 25, 2008
Runway 10C-28C Construction
Delays fall to 10 minutes per flight Built to
handle New Large Aircraft Design Group VI
Future of OMP Completion Phase
Runway 9C-27C
Runway 9R-27L
Western Terminal Planning Study
South Airport Traffic Control Tower
Runway 10R-28L
OMP Sustainable Story
Mayor Richard M. Daleys commitment to the
environment How do we go green? Sustainable
Design Manual December 2003

Rating Measurement System
Green Airplane rating system
Rating Measurement System
Balanced Earthwork Plan
17 million cubic yards of soil
Balanced Earthwork Plan
Over 120 million saved in reduced truck trips
and fees for dumping at landfills
Sustainable Commitments
Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel (ULSD) for vehicles
50hp 5 years ahead of Federal Governments
requirement Oxidation catalysts and particulate
traps for cleaner emissions OMP saved 3
million by crushing and reusing concrete and
Impact of Going Green Green Roofs
Alleviate urban heat island typical at airports
Impact of Going Green FAA Tower
Design Phase
USGBC Silver LEED Certification
  • Minimum 20 energy efficiency
  • 30 reduction from baseline water use
  • 50 of waste diverted from landfills
  • Low VOC emitting sealants, paints, coatings
  • Preferred parking for carpools and vans
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Building products at least 5 recycled content
  • 20 of materials from local sources
  • 10,000 sq. ft. Vegetated green roof

Construction Phase
100 Purple Board drywall - interior
buildings Adding shrubs, trees, and planting beds
to landscaping Recycling asphalt grindings from
the job site for use on other OMP projects
Future Green Roof FedEx Cargo Building
200,000 square foot Vegetated GREEN Roof 30
reduction from baseline water use Refrigerant
Management No R-11 or R-22 refrigerants 20 of
building materials from Local Sources 75 of
Construction Waste to be Diverted from
landfills Low VOC emitting sealants, paints, and
coatings Provide Preferred Parking for Carpools
and Vans
Pursuing USGBC LEED Silver
Certification Administration/World Service Center
Enterprise Rent-a-Car Facility
Location northeast corner of OHare Airport
Site 3 buildings on 3.5 acres Pursuing LEED
Certification Silver (33 points) Special
fixtures for Light Pollution Reduction Innovative
Wastewater Technologies high efficiency
fixtures, Reclaim systems on car wash
units Recycle / salvage at least 75 of
non-hazardous construction debris Dry well
system at each of the 20 storm inlets on site
OMP Sustainable Initiative Awards
2006 ENR Top 25 Newsmakers
2008 United Nations Environmental Programme for
Liveable Communities
US Green Building Council
U.S. Congress It has been a model project,
and I would hope that other airports throughout
the country would take a look at what Mayor Daley
and the City of Chicago have done U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency A unique
opportunity to think creatively and look for
innovation in design, construction and operation
FAA A visionary and effective initiative that
provides a strong foundation for ongoing
environmental stewardship
Sustainable Airport Manual
New Green Initiatives
Guidance for Airports
  • Airport Sustainability Institute
  • Objectives
  • Create awareness
  • Educate airport and industry personnel
  • Establish and maintain airport sustainability
    guidelines and rating systems
  • Assess airport environmental achievements and
    rate projects based on guidelines and rating
  • Provide recommendations to achieve sustainability
    rating targets
  • Recognize and award airports who have achieved
    sustainability targets based on the rating system
  • Promote achievements of sustainable airports
    through communications and public relations

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