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Indianapolis International LEEDing nation's airports

November 14, 2011
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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) has announced that the Indianapolis International Airport''s (IND) Midfield Terminal complex has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, according to a press release.

IND is the first airport in the U.S. to win LEED certification for an entire terminal campus, the release stated.

According to the release, the Midfield Terminal campus, at more than 1.2 million square feet, is among the largest projects to be awarded LEED certification.

The design, construction and operation of the Midfield Terminal complex incorporates numerous innovative features that allowed planners to overcome the unique and challenging hurdles to designing sustainable airport facilities, the release noted.

The resulting LEED certification is recognition that energy efficiency, sustainable design and protection of the environment are central features of the new Indianapolis International Airport, the release added.

Click here to read the complete release.

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