Sustainable Airports

Sustainable airport news and features

Rampmaster all-electric refueller lands in EGE

Signature Aviation will use the 5,000 gallon electric vehicle at its Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Vail, Colorado

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Tackling plastic waste at airports

Convenience and enjoyment are mainstays of the passenger experience, but not always eco-friendly. We look at initiatives designed to change this

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Biosecurity: Airports keep the Antipodes safe

Emma Kelly looks at the measures Australia and New Zealand are taking to defend their ecosystems against everything from mites to viruses

Open version of Ardian AirCarbon launches

Ardian is launching a free, open version of Ardian AirCarbon, its proprietary emission quantification and reduction tool for the aviation industry

Munich and Assaia test radar tech

Munich Airport and Assaia International have completed a four-month test utilising radar technology with single engine taxi (SET) procedures

London Oxford debuts SAF

London Oxford, the UK’s fifth largest airport in terms of business aviation movements, has begun offering sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Hydrogen study takes off at ATL

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Airbus, Delta and Plug Power are studying the feasibility of hydrogen fuelling

JAL deploys first lithium-ion GPU

Tamagawa Aero Systems and Japan Airlines have introduced the lithium-ion battery-powered ground power unit eGPU at Matsuyama Airport

Groupe ADP invests in LanzaJet

The $20m investment will enable sustainable fuels specialist LanzaJet to build its capacity to deploy its SAF process technology globally

SAF hub advances at Pittsburgh

KeyState Energy, CNX Resources, and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) will collaborate to develop a sustainable aviation fuel hub

Waste segregation bins Feature Premium

Tackling plastic waste at airports

Convenience and enjoyment are mainstays of the passenger experience, but not always eco-friendly. We look at initiatives designed to change this

Open version of Ardian AirCarbon launches

Ardian is launching a free, open version of Ardian AirCarbon, its proprietary emission quantification and reduction tool for the aviation industry

Finavia hits zero carbon milestone

Finnish airport operator Finavia has achieved net zero carbon emissions in its own operations at Ivalo, Kittilä, Kuusamo and Rovaniemi airports

Schiphol trials self-driving buses

Two electric self-driving Ohmio buses are following a fixed route and making stops at various locations on airside at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

FlyPool app extends its reach

February 15 saw the global launch of Flypool, the first ecological carpooling solution dedicated to airport transfers

daa unveils 20-point sustainability plan

Airport operator daa has unveiled details of 20 environmental sustainability initiatives being rolled out at Dublin and Cork Airports

LLA launches 2024 Greener Future Fund

London Luton has launched its 2024 Greener Future Fund, inviting applications from groups keen to support biodiversity and cut carbon emissions

BAM reuses Schiphol demolition waste

Construction company BAM Bouw en Techniek has started work on a circular checkpoint at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Gatwick makes EV charging history

London Gatwick has become the first international airport to open an Electric Forecourt, a dedicated electric vehicle (EV) charging station

CPK to redefine sustainable aviation

In the heart of Poland, a pioneering project is taking shape that could redefine airport sustainability - the Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK)

Skellefteå and SAS collaborate on SAF

Skellefteå City Airport has become the first individual airport in Sweden to join the SAS corporate sustainability programme

OAK debuts new T1 furniture

Oakland International Airport (OAK) is giving its facilities a refresh with newly installed gate furniture for Terminal 1 passengers