Royal Schiphol Group is constantly working on making its airports and the aviation sector more sustainable. Here is the latest news.
RTHA to become energy positivePublished on:
Rotterdam The Hague Airport is creating a solar park containing 37,000 solar panels. Producing 14GWh of electricity – 3 times more than RTHA actually needs.
M corridor undergoes sustainable metamorphosisPublished on:
Circular furniture and exhibition: a more sustainable passenger journey.
Greener grassPublished on:
5000 tonnes of grass clippings from the runway area will be given a second life. It will be turned into special panels, to be used in our construction projects.
Living lab for electric flightPublished on:
Eindhoven Airport, Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Groningen Airport Eelde are going to be testing small electric aircraft
Sustainable taxiing uses less fuelPublished on:
Testing done at Schiphol has shown that sustainable taxiing with a special vehicle - the taxibot - can lead to fuel savings of at least 50%.
Less noise nuisance for neighboursPublished on:
Schiphol and LVNL’s 16 new measures to reduce noise nuisance in the local area
Getting to Schiphol by metroPublished on:
The first billion for the expansion of the North-South line to Schiphol has been allocated. Extending it strengthens Schiphol's position as a multimodal hub
Investing in synthetic fuel developmentPublished on:
Schiphol Group is part of two start-ups that are going to advance the development and production of synthetic fuels
Sustainable fuel available at SchipholPublished on:
Aircraft Fuel Supply, responsible for supplying fuel at Schiphol, now offers sustainable fuel
Adapting to a changing climatePublished on:
Schiphol is 4.5 metres below sea level. Because of climate change, the airport is in a vulnerable position.
Sustainable hotel shuttlesPublished on:
Schiphol, Koninklijke Horeca Nederland (KHN) and Municipality Haarlemmermeer are collaborating on a shuttle system between Schiphol and hotels in the area.
European roadmap for CO2-neutral aviationPublished on:
Specific European-wide measures for a CO2-neutral aviation sector in 2050.