The airport reaffirms its climate goals.
Flughafen Stuttgart GmbH has signed a partnership with the state for committed climate protection in the new Baden-Württemberg climate alliance. Landesairport is one of the first companies to join the alliance. In a joint climate protection agreement, the country and airport explain to each other when their CO2-Support mitigation goals. In this, the FSG undertakes to continuously reduce the emissions caused by airport operations by 2050 CO at the latest2- is neutral.
“By joining the Baden-Württemberg Climate Alliance, we are reaffirming our climate goals for Stuttgart Airport. Bringing our emissions to zero is a daunting task - especially given the consequences of the Corona crisis. Political support is just as necessary as the economic framework, ”said Walter Schoefer, spokesman for the FSG management.
To date, the airport company has succeeded in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by over a third compared to 1990 levels. By pursuing its Energy and Climate 2050 master plan, the airport can reduce emissions by 2030 percent by 50 and almost completely by mid-century at the latest. For this purpose, among other things, the yield from photovoltaics at the STR should increase tenfold and the apron fleet for aircraft handling should be on the road without emissions by 2030. With its fairport strategy, Stuttgart Airport has made it its mission to permanently become one of the most powerful and sustainable airports in Europe.