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SFO has been honored as the top engineering project in the State of California in 2015. The new Airport Traffic Control Tower was recognized with the annual “Golden State Award” by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for its innovative and collaborative approach to design and construction. The new tower is the tallest structure in the United States to employ a cutting-edge vertical post-tensioned system, enabling the tower to remain upright and fully operational after a major earthquake. “The new Airport Traffic Control Tower demonstrates the value of our Partnering approach...
The February 2016 Plant of the Month is the installation on top of the new self-check-in kiosks. Many colorful plant arrangements have been placed on these kiosks located on the departure level of the International Terminal. Each arrangement is made up of a variety of plants that would not be found in a typical garden; these include orchids paired with ferns and succulents. Visit the International Terminal ticket lobby area to view these beautiful collection of plants.
SFO officials expect approximately 1.3 million passengers to travel through SFO between January 31 and February 10, 2016. The busiest single day is anticipated to be Monday, February 8th. SFO typically handles about 60,000 departing passengers on an average day, but officials anticipate an additional 30,000 passengers that day, representing a 50% increase in departing passengers. Please allow extra time to arrive to work. Public Transit & Shared Rides With high passenger volumes anticipated, SFO recommends that employees take public transit or share rides to the airport. BART provides...
SFO has been nominated in this year's USA Today 10Best Contest We need your help! Vote for SFO everyday until Wednesday, February 10th at 9AM Pacific. Help get the word out. Tell your friends and family and put out on your own social media channels and don't forget to vote early and often. USA Today's expert panel selected SFO as a contender in three categories: Best Airport Local / Regional Dining for Napa Farms Market Best Airport Bar/ Restaurant Wait Staff for Lark Creek Grill Best Airport for Dining (overall) These are three great nominations, and it would be fantastic to see SFO win!
“Doing Business at SFO” program reaches small, locally-owned enterprises On January 25, 2016, SFO hosted an outreach event for small, locally-owned enterprises interested in operating at the Airport. Titled “Doing Business at SFO”, the two-hour program hosted approximately 150 attendees, including representatives of Chambers of Commerce and industry trade organizations from around the Bay Area. Guests were provided an overview of upcoming opportunities in the areas of construction, shopping and dining, along with a sharing of success stories from established small business enterprise owners...

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