Why airports are using artificial turf

Recently I read an article that mentioned that many airports are using more artificial turf instead of natural grass. According to the article, there are many advantages of using artificial turf compared to natural grass at airports. Among the many benefits are that rescue and firefighting equipment can reliably drive on artificial turf; artificial turf doesn’t provide a food source for wildlife – which reduces wildlife colliding with planes; artificial turf remains beautiful all year long and helps stabilize runways and taxiways; with less maintenance, fewer workers are needed for security clearances and that greatly reduces maintenance costs. These are just a few of the many advantages artificial turf has for airports and so many other commercial areas. The Grass Queen