Airports Vulnerable to Storm Surge

Airports Vulnerable to Storm Surge

Thirteen of the nation’s 47 largest airports have at least one runway with an elevation within the reach of moderate to high storm surge. Sea level rise will pose a threat to low-lying infrastructure, such as the airports shown here. (Data from Federal Aviation Administration 2012dfb55c86-12aa-42f9-99de-bd9b61bcd05d).

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