Ensuring that airport terminals are among the most energy efficient buildings on the planet is good for the environment and the bottom line, writes Uwe Karl.
Kris Pauwels argues that a structured approach to sustainability will guarantee the most effective results for the world’s airports.
ACI environmental senior manager, Xavier Oh, reflects on the need for aviation to address local and global issues in order to get permission to grow.
HOK design director, Ernest Cirangle, explores how planners can help airports prepare for natural disasters.
Doug Johnson from the UK’s Met Office reflects on the lessons Europe has learnt from the volcanic ash cloud crisis that closed most of its airports last year.
Stephen Vaughan discovers that fire rescue vehicle manufacturers are listening to airport fire crews when it comes to upgrading equipment.
Winnipeg’s new state-of-the-art passenger complex is set to become the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified terminal in Canada, writes Philippe Roulston.
Joe Bates reports on the growing trend of developing energy sources on airport sites.
Changing weather patterns potentially pose a threat to the long-term future of the world’s airports, writes Doug Johnson.
Airport gardens are getting bigger, more impressive and picking up ‘green’ awards, writes Robin Stone.
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