Archive for April, 2014

Hartsfield-Jackson saves $73.6 million in bond refunding deal

Filed in News by on April 4, 2014
Hartsfield-Jackson saves $73.6 million in bond refunding deal

In a move not unlike refinancing a mortgage to obtain a lower interest rate, airport officials refunded $877 million of bonds originally sold to finance capital improvements in late March. The bonds were refunded at a 4.003% effective interest rate, which is expected to yield a present value savings of $73.6 million for the Airport over […]

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Anti-microbial copper makes for safer water fountains

Filed in News, Sustainability by on April 3, 2014
Anti-microbial copper makes for safer water fountains

Researchers from Emory University recently gave a clean bill of health to Hartsfield-Jackson’s water fountains and water-bottle filling stations, confirming that the anti-microbial copper used in the fixtures has reduced surface bacteria by more than 80 percent. Over recent months, the Airport replaced or retrofitted all 104 of its water fountains throughout the Domestic Terminal […]

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