Making the Case for EV Charging at Airports

Time: 15:15 - 15:45

Date: 2nd November 2023


This panel will discuss the compelling case for establishing fast-charging depots at US airports, the challenges and opportunities they present, including:

  • With over 20,000 airports across the US can bolster clean transportation by offering EV charging infrastructure. This not only supports commercial drivers but also caters to a broad range of drivers, making airports pivotal in the EV transition.
  • Business Models & Viability: a deep dive into the multiple business model options that can ensure a return on investment, benefiting both the airport and EV charging service providers.
  • Increasing EV Adoption: With rising interest in EVs and supportive policies, there’s a growing demand for accessible charging infrastructure. Airports, given their strategic location and high volume of traffic, can play a crucial role in meeting this demand and facilitating the EV transition.



  • Gary Lovgren, EV World Congress USA, SpeakerGary Lovgren Aviation Superintendent, Facilities & Services Aviation Department - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Chad Reese Environmental Affairs Manager, Planning & Environmental Affairs - San Diego Airport
  • Susan Fizzell Senior Aviation Project Manager - Airport/ Port of Oakland

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