Sustainable Airports

Sustainable airport news and features

OAK debuts new T1 furniture

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

LAX ConRAC wins eco recognition

Los Angeles International Airport’s Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility has been recognised for sustainability excellence 

Brussels prioritises sustainability in EIA

The public enquiry for the renewal of Brussels Airport's environmental permit is underway, involving an environmental impact assessment

Swissport makes net-zero commitment

Swissport International is committing to be 100% carbon-neutral by 2050, through the decarbonisation of its operations and supply chain

Bristol Airport publishes sustainability strategy

Bristol Airport has published its sustainability strategy, including an ambitious new carbon target

Delivering a healthier airport

Airports in the Americas are taking a greater interest in the wellbeing of passengers and staff, addressing everything from air quality to stress levels, reports Chris Anderson

Schiphol Group airports achieve sustainability accreditation

ACI has awarded the highest level for sustainability to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Rotterdam The Hague Airport

LAX launches Sustain With Love

Los Angeles International Airport has unveiled its Sustain With Love initiative to support the elimination of single-use plastic water bottles

Vertiport fuelling partnership announced

Volatus Infrastructure & Energy Solutions and LYTE Aviation aim to fulfil the infrastructure requirements for all types of eVTOL technologies

Upgraded Gatwick station opens

A new-look Gatwick Airport station has opened to passengers, transforming the journey from train to plane, according to Network Rail

Why electricity worked for Kansas City

Henderson Engineers was responsible for the New Terminal at MCI. James Dietz tells Tara Craig why electricity was the airport fuel of choice

Shannon wins ACA Level 2 accreditation

Ireland’s Shannon Airport has been awarded Carbon Accreditation Level 2 by the Airport Council International’s (ACI) ACA programme

Sustainable airport fleets: hydrogen-as-a-service

Ruben Creus of Revo Zero tells Tara Craig about his company’s mission to launch a zero-emissions revolution – starting with airports

Sustainable terminals: a three-pronged approach

Thornton Tomasetti’s Tyler Ranf and Jonathon Stage recommend a three-pronged structural approach when building sustainable airports

Toulon Hyères refuelling trucks go electric

World Fuel Services (World Fuel) has converted diesel-powered refuelling trucks to electric at Toulon Hyères Airport in the south of France

Iberia Airport Services invests in sustainability

Iberia Airport Services (IBAS), the Spanish carrier’s handling business, is to invest more than €100m in its sustainability plan

Bristol starts work on solar farm

Work started this month on a 2.6-acre solar farm
on the airfield at Bristol Airport in the southwest
of England

ACI World launches Sustainability Expansion Plan

ACI World has launched its Sustainability Expansion Plan, funded by Montréal International and partners

CPK's integrated transport hub

The new Polish hub has been designed to enable travellers to move swiftly, safely and easily between different modes of transport

PV glass canopy installed at Newark

Onyx Solar has installed a photovoltaic glass canopy in the departures area of Newark Airport's new Terminal A in New Jersey

Sofia selects T2 rebuild designer

Bulgarian architectural and engineering company IPA will design the new Terminal 2 at Sofia Airport, which will replace the 70-year-old Terminal 1

European ReFuelEU initiative moves forward

The European Council and Parliament have reached a provisional political agreement on a proposal aiming to decarbonise aviation