Maria Vargas, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge, joins King County Department of Transportation Director Harold Taniguchi and King County International Airport/Boeing Field Director Randall Berg to celebrate the Airport's recent efforts to improve energy efficiency in the Main Terminal building.

Airport gets national recognition for energy savings

The Airport’s Main Terminal is our iconic centerpiece, one that has played a vital role in the history of Northwest aviation. Today – nearly 90 years after its completion – our terminal also serves as a model for what local governments can do with their aging buildings to reduce energy use. This week, King County…

Students and staff from Renton High School listen to Boeing Field's Jason Cunningham during a DiscoverU visit

Students get behind-the-scenes look at the Airport

One of the best parts of our job is helping young people discover the aviation industry. Last month, we got the opportunity to introduce several students from Renton High School to our work as part of DiscoverU – when students across Seattle and South King County are encouraged to explore college and career options. Programs…

A south-facing view of the runway at King County International Airport/Boeing Field

Temporary, intermittent runway and taxiway closures Oct. 9-20 for Airport runway painting

We’re doing some touch-ups to the airfield this month, so King County International Airport/Boeing Field users should expect intermittent taxiway and nighttime runway closures. From Oct. 9 to Oct. 20, the Airport and its contractor are scheduled to remove the airfield’s temporary, surface runway holding positioning signs and replace them with permanent, thermoplastic markings. During…