Budapest Ferenc Liszt in Hungary and Queen Alia in Jordan are the latest international airports to reach Level 3+ (Neutrality) in the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme.
Level 3+ reflects success in efforts to reduce emissions directly related to airport activities, and work to offset remaining residual emissions by investing in carbon offsets.
Budapest launched a range of environmental measures over the past 10 years, including the introduction of electric vehicles; replacing lights in the terminal buildings with LED units; and upgrading heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems. Airport officials say that the Hungarian hub has been able to cut CO2 output by 44% in the last five years alone.
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