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Sustainable Airport EnvironmentBanning single-use plastics, encouraging use of public transport to and from an airport, managing food waste, reducing use of fossil fuels, monitoring water use, switching to renewable energy sources, sourcing food sustainably. These are all examples of how an airport can begin to reduce its carbon footprint; its greenhouse-gas emissions; its impact on the environment.

The climate change emergency is upon us, and all industries must work hard at becoming more sustainable – the aviation industry included. As the above paragraph demonstrates, this goes beyond using sustainable aviation fuel.

Many airports and authorities have recognised the need to implement environmentally-friendly strategies, and International Airport Review here showcases some of these achievements. However the entire industry must continue striving and innovating to ensure an airport’s surroundings are not negatively impacted and the environment is protected for the future.


Challenges and future perspectives related to increasing environmental performance at airports in the context of digital transformation

16 April 2024 | By

For International Airport Review, MSc. Guilherme Guignone, BIM Coordinator, Architect and Digital Transformation Leader at the Brazilian Airport Infrastructure Company – INFRAERO, discusses the new challenges and perspectives with the increasing emergence of strategies for digitalising processes in airport activities and the urgent demands in relation to mitigating environmental impacts…