ACI Asia-Pacific Release Green Airports Recognition Awards Results for 2019
ACI Asia-Pacific established the Green Airports Recognition programme with the support of the ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Environmental Committee to publicly recognize the member airports that have made a contribution to help minimize the impact of the aviation industry on the environment.
The results of ACI Asia-Pacific’s Green Airports Recognition Awards have now been released for 2019. 19 member airports were nominated this year, a number that represents 17% of the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regional flight passenger traffic.
Continual commitment to improving environmental performance
The awarded airports demonstrated an evolving, continued commitment to the improvement of environmental performance and green practices. The awards are welcomed across the aviation industry during a period of increasing awareness of global climate change.
With three awards per category in this year’s programme, the theme of which centered around Green Airport Infrastructure, and three categories based on passenger numbers, the results were announced as follows:
Over 45 million passengers per year
Platinum – Indira Gandhi International Airport
Gold – Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
Silver – Hong Kong International Airport
10 - 45 million passengers per year
Platinum – Taoyuan International Airport
Gold – Sydney Airport
Silver – Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Less than 10 million passengers per year
Platinum – Adelaide Airport
Gold – Al Bateen Executive Airport
Silver – Nadi International Airport
Nadi International Airport also became the first airport to attain Level 1 Airports Carbon Accreditation – a separate ACI programme that recognizes efforts to reduce CO2 emissions. It has announced further plans to attain Level 2.
About ACI Asia-Pacific
ACI Asia-Pacific is a part of the Airport Council International, based in Hong Kong, representing one of the five regions. It has 107 members in 48 Asia-Pacific and Middle East territories and is the only global trade organization of airports. It provides a community network platform for stakeholders within the aviation industry and works with governments and international organizations, to represent the interests of the region’s 568 member airports.
ACI has a commitment to the development of policies, standards, best aviation industry practices and training opportunities to raise global aviation standards.