Airport Operator Magazine - Spring

Newcastle International Airport has published its first ever report on all aspects of its Corporate Social Responsibility performance.

The report, covering 2022, highlights the airport’s role in the North East region and as a place to work, its community engagement and progress on sustainability, including its Net Zero Carbon 2035 plan.

During the year the airport secured its first ever sustainable finance package, including a £15m green loan to progress the delivery of key infrastructure projects that are required to decarbonise its operations. As part of the financing, the airport agreed four key performance indicators for the year, all of which were achieved, including a target-exceeding reduction in carbon emissions of 29.5% compared to 2019. 2022 also saw the securing of planning permission for a solar farm and the start of construction work. The project is now complete and is generating electricity for the airport.

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