The new solar farm, scheduled to begin operation in 2021, will produce enough renewable energy to power all four of Melbourne Airport's passenger terminals.
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Banning 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.
Through the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, 300 airports continue to work towards making positive contributions to limiting climate change.
The New SLC Airport will secure the area’s position as a global aviation hub, whilst benefiting passengers, the economy and the environment.
Current production rates are too low for aviation to realistically use SAF, despite proven potential and airline efforts to date.
In Japan, nine million tonnes of plastic waste are produced each year, of which four million tonnes are disposable plastics such as plastic bottles and bags.
Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is welcoming a new large-scale investment that will create the largest airport-based solar farm in the world.
This milestone supports SFO's goal to achieve ‘triple zero’; reaching not only zero-net carbon but also zero-net energy and zero landfill waste.
It has been determined that the value of 2019 emissions shall be used for 2020 emissions within CORSIA to avoid an inappropriate economic burden on aviation.
Designed for airport operations, WeatherSentry provides accurate and comprehensive forecasts, access to real-time weather data and consultation for year-round support.
ACI Europe, CANSO and IATA are among the associations calling for the EU to prioritise aviation sustainability in future COVID-19 recovery plans.
By signing the agreement with the Helsinki Electric Aircraft Association, Finavia takes another step towards introducing electric aircraft in Finland.
David Leonard and Ian Nicholson from BREEAM – a leading sustainability assessment method – detail how airport operators can improve the environmental performance of their assets.
The council will be dedicated to making net-zero carbon emission flights a reality, with the aim of achieving the goal within a generation.