Managing the environmental impact of airport operations is a complex task with a multitude of external stakeholders that must be kept regularly informed. Industry best practice calls for a collaborative approach to managing the environmental impact whilst building awareness and understanding of how and why an airport operates the way it does.
Stakeholders range from internal airport management, pilots / airlines and aircraft owners, to government regulators and most importantly the communities surrounding the airport.
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Engaging with communities
Many airports worldwide face growing pressure from the combination of a steady growth in airport activity, and increased numbers of noise complaints from surrounding communities. Without an effective strategy for reducing airport noise impact as well as building...
Engaging with Regulators
Regulators are the governmental face representing local communities and similarly airports must actively engage to retain the right to operate. Unlike the community regulators can be engaged on a different level with access to statistics, trends and reports. In many cases, local authorities have...
Working with Airlines
Working with airlines is key to reducing noise impact. Airports must work on a daily basis with airlines in order to make them aware of noise abatement procedures, understand when transgressions have occurred and build understanding. It is the airlines that hold the key to reducing the...