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20 April 2017   Airport Carbon Accredited Airports in Asia-Pacific Reach New Highs

[April 20, 2017 – Hong Kong] Airports in Asia-Pacific are committed to sustainable growth as proven by the number of airport carbon accredited airports reaching new highs.

 

Last week in Doha, Qatar, 11 Asia-Pacific airports received their Airport Carbon Accreditation Certificate at the ceremony held alongside the 12th ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference & Exhibition. 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:

  • Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, India
  • Sunshine Coast Airport, Australia

 

Level 3, Optimization:

  • Hamad International Airport, Qatar
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand
  • Sydney Airport, Australia

 

Level 2, Reduction:

  • Kansai International Airport, Japan
  • Osaka International Airport, Japan

 

Level 1, Mapping:

  • Beijing Capital International Airport, China
  • Gold Coast Airport, Australia
  • Muscat International Airport, Oman
  • Nadi International Airport, Fiji

 

Mrs. Patti Chau, Regional Director of ACI Asia-Pacific said, “Airports in our region have made remarkable progress in their journey towards carbon neutrality. Last September we welcomed our very first carbon neutral airport and in just a few months, we welcomed another two carbon neutral airports. We are proud of the 37 Asia-Pacific carbon accredited airports; these airports account for more than 29.5% of air passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific. Going forward, we will continue to encourage airports to establish targets on carbon emissions reduction and work with our members to achieve sustainable growth and join the 183 airports worldwide in becoming Airport Carbon Accredited airports.”

 

 Airports recently accredited or upgraded under the programme were presented with Airport Carbon Accreditation certificates at the 12th ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference & Exhibition.

 

The 37 Asia-Pacific airports currently certified by the programme are as follows:

 

Level 3+, Neutrality

  • Indira Gandhi International Airport, India
  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, India
  • Sunshine Coast Airport, Australia

 

Level 3, Optimisation

  • Adelaide Airport, Australia
  • Brisbane International Airport, Australia
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India
  • Gimpo International Airport, Republic of Korea
  • Hamad International Airport, Qatar
  • Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong
  • Incheon Airport, Republic of Korea
  • Kaohsiung International Airport, Chinese Taipei
  • Kempegowda International Airport, India
  • Queen Alia International Airport, Jordan
  • Suvarnabumi Airport, Thailand
  • Sydney Airport, Australia

 

Level 2, Reduction

  • Chiang Mai International Airport, Thailand
  • Don Mueang International Airport, Thailand
  • Dubai International, United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai World Central, United Arab Emirates
  • Hat Yai International Airport, Thailand
  • Kansai International Airport, Japan
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia
  • Macau International Airport, Macau
  • Mae Fah Luang Chiang Rai International Airport, Thailand
  • Osaka International Airport, Japan
  • Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates
  • Taoyuan International Airport, Chinese Taipei

 

Level 1, Mapping

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport, United Arab Emirates
  • Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain
  • Beijing Capital International Airport, China
  • Gold Coast Airport, Australia
  • Hobart International Airport, Australia
  • Muscat International Airport, Oman
  • Nadi International Airport, Fiji
  • Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia
  • 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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