Month: June 2019

Carbon-cutting efforts at Port Authority airports awarded new accreditation

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey airports generated 111,937 tons of carbon dioxide in 2016, which was an 11% drop compared to 2014.  These efforts secured a successful renewal & upgrade to Level 3 Optimisation of Airport Carbon Accreditation of all 5 of their airports. This means they are only one step […]

Oslo Airport achieves Neutrality status renewal

There are two objectives that drive CO2 management at Oslo Gardermoen Airport, implemented by AVINOR: no fossil greenhouse gas emissions from own controllable activities & 70% share of public transport access by 2020. Thanks to their hard work, they are on track to achieve this! As part of these efforts, Oslo has now renewed their certificate […]

Lithuanian Airports boost their efforts to reduce their impact on the climate

Lithuanian Airports are hard at work to manage their CO2 emissions. In recognition of their efforts, Vilnius Airport has moved up to Level 2 ‘Reduction’ of Airport Carbon Accreditation, while Palanga Airport and Kaunas Airport have become accredited for the first time at Level 1 ‘Mapping’!  Vilnius Airport is currently the only one in the Baltic […]

10 years on top of CO2 management – Umea Airport

Swedavia’s Umeå Airport has just achieved a successful 3-yearly renewal at the highest level of Airport Carbon Accreditation. Umeå was also one of the first carbon neutral airports in the world accredited by the programme. 10 years on, they are still as committed to carbon management as in the very beginning of this journey. Congratulations!  

Longreach Airport achieves Level 2 ‘Reduction’

Environmental sustainability will be an even stronger focus at Longreach Airport following the awarding of Level 2 accreditation under the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme. The airport was recognised for achieving significant reduction of CO2 levels. For example, Longreach Airport installed 396 solar panels on the roof of the terminal building in 2016, offsetting about 95 per cent […]

CO2 reduction recognition for Indianapolis International Airport

Did you know that Indianapolis International Airport is home to the largest solar farm on any airport property in the world? 183 acres on IND airport property currently house 87,478 solar panels, enough energy to power 3,675 average American homes per year. We are delighted to confirm that this CO2-reducing airport has just renewed their […]