Airport World - Staff Reporter

San Antonio International Airport (SAT) has renewed its Level 1 accreditation for Carbon Mapping and Stinson Municipal Airport achieved Level 1 status for the first time in ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme. 

The San Antonio Airport System (SAAS) notes that it is aligning itself with the City’s SA Climate Ready goals from these past actions:

  • In October 2019, the City of San Antonio released the SA Climate Ready plan to meet the present and future challenges of a changing climate and to build on action toward a low-carbon future.
  • SA Climate Ready includes strategies for adaptation and preparation for a changing climate, along with mitigation strategies, to reduce San Antonio’s GHG emissions.
  • The City of San Antonio set a goal to make San Antonio carbon neutral by 2050, with interim goals of 41% reduction in total GHG emissions by 2030 and 71% by 2040.
  • SA Climate Ready set interim goals to reduce transportation emissions by 47% by 2030 and 75% by 2040.

SAAS stays that the ACA programme helps the Aviation Department lead the way in sustainability efforts and achieving the goals set in the SA Climate Ready Plan.

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