TSA Pre✓™

New QTA Lot

New Restaurant 

Nonstop Savings

Ambassador Program Turns Nine

2013 Annual Report 



Phil Lynch


James S. Welch, Jr.


Jon Meyer


Greg Fischer


Mary Rose Evans
Earl F. Jones
Elaine Musselman
Lesa Seibert
Evelyn Strange

Gail L. Strange
Steve Trager    


Skip Miller
Executive Director


December 2013

Louisville International Ranked No. 7 in the World


Airports Council International (ACI) has finalized its worldwide ranking of the busiest cargo airports for calendar year 2012. The Louisville International Airport (SDF) moved up two spots to seventh on the list and maintained its position as the third busiest cargo airport in North America.

Top 10 Busiest Cargo Airports CY 2012




Hong Kong, China


Memphis, TN (USA)


Shanghai, China (People's Republic of)


Anchorage, AK (USA)


Incheon, Korea (Republic of Korea)


Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Louisville, KY (USA)


Paris, France


Frankfurt, Germany


Tokyo, Japan


Source: Airports Council International   


TSA Pre✓™Application Center Opens 




TSA has opened its first TSA Pre✓™ application site at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and online pre-enrollment program at Travelers accepted in the TSA Pre✓™ expedited screening program may not have to remove their 3-1-1- liquids, shoes, belt, light outerwear jackets or laptops from their carry-on luggage.


Applicants may complete the online pre-enrollment process at and then visit the application center at IND to provide biographical information, fingerprints, payment and valid identification and citizenship/immigration documentation. The application fee is $85 per person for a five-year membership. For more information about the TSA Pre✓™application process, visit






Renovations Complete 


Patrons are now able to pick-up and return their rental vehicles to the newly renovated rental car quick-turn-around (QTA) lot, which recently reopened on the terminal's west side. The project expanded rental vehicle parking by more than 50 percent, added new fuel and vacuum islands, a state-of-the-art car wash and enhanced parking controls and security measures.


The airport's Credit-Card-Only Lot, which was temporarily reconfigured during the construction, has resumed normal operations on the terminal's east side. Travelers can take advantage of this lot's close proximity the terminal for $13 per day.





New La Tapenade Location 


The Louisville International Airport has expanded its food-and-beverage offerings with the opening of a second La Tapenade, a convenient grab n' go snack kiosk, on Concourse B. The kiosks are open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.





Nonstop Savings 


During your next trip, check out the current Nonstop Savings specials at Louisville International Airport. Each month, the airport's retail and food-and-beverage outlets offer specials on everything from sandwiches and coffee to clothing and jewelry.


For a complete list of Nonstop Savings, visit from your laptop, tablet or smartphone!






Ambassador Program Celebrates Nine Years 


The Louisville Regional Airport Authority's Airport Ambassador Program recently celebrated its ninth anniversary. The program's 76 volunteers staff the Information Booth to welcome and assist patrons of the Louisville International Airport 365-days-a-year, including holidays such as Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours for the Information Booth are listed below:


8 a.m. to Midnight
Tuesday and Wednesday
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday and Friday
8 a.m. to Midnight
Noon to 8 p.m.
Noon to Midnight




Airport Authority Releases Annual Report


The Louisville Regional Airport Authority recently released its Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013) annual report, which showcases the organization's activities and accomplishments during the year.


Click here to view a copy of the annual report, which is available at