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27 April 2018   Asia-Pacific Airports Celebrate Environmental Achievements at ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly

[April 27, 2018 – Hong Kong] Fifteen Asia-Pacific airports received their Airport Carbon Accreditation and celebrated their environmental achievements at the 13th ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly held in Narita, Japan this week.

 

Airports recently accredited or upgraded under the programme were presented with Airport Carbon Accreditation certificates to recognize their initiatives and achievements in carbon reduction.

 

Level 3+, Neutrality:

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India
  • Kempegowda International Airport, India
  • Queen Alia International Airport, Jordan

 

Level 3, Optimization:

  • Chiang Mai International Airport, Thailand
  • Don Mueang International Airport, Thailand
  • Hat Yai International Airport, Thailand
  • Mae Fah Luang Chiang Rai International Airport, Thailand
  • Parafield Airport, Australia
  • Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates
  • Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore

 

Level 2, Reduction:

  • Beijing Capital International Airport, China
  • Narita International Airport, Japan
  • Townsville Airport, Australia

 

Level 1, Mapping:

  • Longreach Airport, Australia
  • Mount Isa Airport, Australia

 

 

Ms. Patti Chau, Regional Director of ACI Asia-Pacific remarked, “Every year, we gather at the ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly to recognize Airport Carbon Accredited airports and celebrate their achievements in carbon reduction. We are proud of all 44 accredited Asia-Pacific airports receiving this recognition for their efforts. These airports represent more than 32% of air passenger traffic in our region and demonstrate their strong commitment to operate sustainably, contributing to a greener future. We look forward to seeing more airports in our region join the 235 airports worldwide in becoming Airport Carbon Accredited airports very soon.”

 

 Self Photos / Files - ACA Group 2018

Airport Carbon Accreditation ceremony at the 13th ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference & Exhibition.

 

The 44 Asia-Pacific airports currently certified by the programme are as follows:

 

Level 3+, Neutrality

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport, India
  • Kempegowda International Airport, India
  • Queen Alia International Airport, Jordan
  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, India
  • Sunshine Coast Airport, Australia

 

Level 3, Optimisation

  • Adelaide Airport, Australia
  • Brisbane International Airport, Australia
  • Chiang Mai International Airport, Thailand
  • Don Mueang International Airport, Thailand
  • Hamad International Airport, Qatar
  • Hat Yai International Airport, Thailand
  • Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong
  • Incheon Airport, Republic of Korea
  • Mae Fah Luang Chiang Rai International Airport, Thailand
  • Parafield Airport, Australia
  • Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates
  • Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore
  • Suvarnabumi Airport, Thailand
  • Sydney Airport, Australia

 

Level 2, Reduction

  • Beijing Capital International Airport, China
  • Dubai International, United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai World Central, United Arab Emirates
  • Kansai International Airport, Japan
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia
  • Macau International Airport, Macau
  • Muscat International Airport, Oman
  • Narita International Airport, Japan
  • Osaka International Airport, Japan
  • Taoyuan International Airport, Chinese Taipei
  • Townsville Airport, Australia

 

Level 1, Mapping

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport, United Arab Emirates
  • Aéroport International de Noumea-La Tontouta, New Caledonia
  • Gold Coast Airport, Australia
  • Hobart International Airport, Australia
  • Longreach Airport, Australia
  • Melbourne Airport, Australia
  • Mount Isa Airport, Australia
  • Nadi International Airport, Fiji
  • Perth Airport, Australia
  • Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia
  • Salalah Airport, Oman
  • Siem Reap International Airport, Cambodia
  • Sihanoukville International Airport, Cambodia

 

 

Originally developed and launched by ACI Europe in June 2009, Airport Carbon Accreditation was extended to airports in Asia-Pacific, in November 2011 (in partnership with ACI Asia-Pacific) and to African airports in June 2013, (in partnership with ACI Africa) and North American airports in September 2014 (in partnership with ACI-NA).

 

The programme is administered by leading consultancy WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff and overseen by an independent Advisory Board including representatives from the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation), UNEP (United Nations Environmental Programme), the European Commission, ECAC (European Civil Aviation Conference), EUROCONTROL and Manchester Metropolitan University.

 

For more information about Airport Carbon Accreditation, visit http://www.airportcarbonaccreditation.org.

 

 

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