DIA Deicing

Runoff Recycling on the Taxiway

After reading about and discussing Denver International Airport’s centralized deicing infrastructure, I was able to see it action yesterday. According to ACRP Report 125 (http://bit.ly/2kwftcS), the airport has 7 dedicated deicing pads that cover 36 acres. The pads are surrounded by slotted drains that direct runoff to a glycol recovery facility (drains are visible just behind the deicing[…]