Carbonless Airport Project Launched Against Global Warming

carbonless airport project launched against global tsinm
carbonless airport project launched against global tsinm

Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that they have started the Carbonless Airport Project and said that they aim to leave a more livable world to the next generations and provide sustainable airport management by taking precautions against global warming and climate change.


Minister Turhan gave information about the activities carried out in order to control the possible environmental impacts of the ongoing activities at the airports.

In this context, they launched the Karbonsuz Airport Project against global warming. Turhan said, le With the project, we aim to leave a more livable world and provide sustainable airport management for the next generations with the measures taken against global warming and climate change. ”

Turhan stated that the airport-generated carbon emissions causing global warming will be calculated in accordance with international standards and verification procedures will be completed.

Turhan pointed out that renewable energy investments and the use of electric vehicles in airports are aimed to be used in line with the principle of efficient use of energy.

Turhan continued: tüm The project will cover all airports. In addition to the pilot airports to be determined by the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMİ) and the Airport Carbon Accreditation Program carried out by the International Airports Council in order to give the project an international identity, in addition to the said calculation, verification and mitigation activities in the market, alın Carbon emissions will be offset by carbon offset offset by obtaining the certificates it holds. ”

Measures to prevent waste generation are planned

Turhan emphasized that measures will be taken to prevent waste generation in line with the principle of zero waste at the airports, and that the collected ones can be collected separately at their source and sent to recycling as high as possible, and that the rest will be disposed of under appropriate conditions.

Turhan stated that wastewater will also be given to infrastructure facilities of municipalities within the scope of environmental legislation or treated and discharged with waste water treatment plants installed at airports. The actuality of the noise maps of each airport will be monitored. Measures for noise reduction will be discussed with the committees formed at the airports. ”

Turhan gave the information that the chemicals that emerged from the anti-icing / de-icing activities during winter months would be collected separately with the installed infrastructure without being mixed with the soil and said:

Ken All these operations will be documented within the scope of Environmental Management System. Periodical monitoring and control by competent personnel will be provided at specified intervals. In line with the mission and vision of the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMİ), these activities aim at being one of the leading companies in the world in the field of airport operations, and on the other hand, in order to leave a more livable world for future generations and to ensure sustainable airport management. Duyarlı



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