AIRPORTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AIRPORTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288205-79/airport-strikes-birds-bird.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288205-79/airport-strikes-birds-bird.html.csp">Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When birds and planes collide, the result can be deadly. That’s why airports work hard to keep birds away, even resorting to shooting or poisoning large flocks. One Ohio airport is now experimenting with a new, gentler way to avoid bird strikes: planting tall prairie grass. Heavy birds like geese — which cause the most damage to planes — are believed to avoid long grasses because they fear predators might be hiding within. So officials at Dayton International Airport are converting up to 300 acr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582882052014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288205@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:40:36 MDT Feds watch airline passengers for Ebola symptoms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58259946-68/virus-ebola-passengers-agents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58259946-68/virus-ebola-passengers-agents.html.csp">Feds watch airline passengers for Ebola symptoms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T20:35:40.359-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal agents at U.S. airports are watching travelers from Africa for flulike symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak, as delegations from about 50 countries arrive in the nation’s capital for a leadership summit this week. Border patrol agents at Washington’s Dulles International and New York’s JFK airports in particular have been told to ask travelers about possible exposure to the virus and to be on the lookout for anyone with a fever, headache, achiness, sore t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582599462014-08-04T20:35:40.359-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T20:35:40.359-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259946@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:35:40 MDT