Lomé–Tokoin International Airport advances to Level 2 Reduction

May 14, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that Lomé–Tokoin International Airport in Togo, has successfully upgraded to Level 2 Reduction within the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme.

Operated by the Lomé–Tokoin Airport Company (SALT), the airport has demonstrated effective carbon management practices, including target setting and a clear reduction in Scope 1 and 2 emissions.

At the heart of its sustainability strategy, SALT has formed a dedicated Committee consisting of its members, its subsidiaries, and partners from the airport ecosystem. This Committee is tasked with planning, implementing, and monitoring a comprehensive CO2 management plan for the airport.

To foster awareness and engagement among its staff, the airport has organised several awareness sessions and displayed educational posters throughout the office areas, promoting energy conservation and environmental responsibility.

Other key initiatives at Lomé–Tokoin International Airport include the gradual replacement of conventional bulbs with LEDs and the replacement of air conditioning systems with more energy-efficient inverter models. Moreover, the airport has made significant efforts in waste management by collaborating with service providers to handle biomedical waste and waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Dedicated bins for biomedical waste are strategically positioned within the medical service areas, while several collection points for WEEE have been established throughout the airport.

Looking to the future, the airport is committed to further improving its decarbonisation efforts. Plans are in place to install solar lamps in gardens and public spaces and to develop a photovoltaic field to generate solar energy.