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Sustainability

Jönköping Airport is committed to reducing the impact the airport has on the environment. The airports aim is to lead by example when it comes to managing and caring for our local environment.

Jönköping Airport, as part of Jönköping Municipality, is working towards the global goals in Agenda 2030.

The Agenda 2030 goals are described in 17 boxes
Agenda 2030 © Jönköping Airport

The airport is aware that aviation can cause increased environmental impact, therefore we work continuously to minimize emissions, noise and other impacts.
The airport's environmental policy describes this and we also have an established environmental plan for achieving our environmental goals.

Strategy

Our environmental strategy means working for continuous improvements in the environmental area by integrating environmental issues into all operations. The work is structured with an environmental management system built in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard.

Environmental Diploma

In May 2021, Jönköping Airport received for the 12th year in a row Jönköping municipality's "Environmental Diploma".
"By going from word to deed in the environmental work, the company has shown exemplary foresight and a sense of responsibility", says the motivation from the environmental committee.

Environmental policies

Sustainability is of great importance to the airport and environmental considerations permeate every part of the business and are taken into account in all relevant decisions. It is a matter of course for Jönköping Airport AB to comply with current environmental legislation and otherwise applicable national and international rules and requirements.

Jönköping Airport AB is environmentally certified according to the Swedish Environmental Base and works according to the requirements of the environmental standard ISO14001. Jönköping Airport AB actively participates in local and regional environmental work and has a factual dialogue with airlines, tour operators, operators and other stakeholders and in this way works to make the airport a natural part of a sustainable society.

Jönköping Airport AB strives to reduce its environmental impact through continuous improvements and prevention of emissions. The following guidelines apply to Jönköping Airport AB's environmental work:

  • We will have environmental leadership within SRF, Sweden's regional airports
  • We must minimize the impact on air, land and water
  • We will make the business more energy efficient
  • We will expand and improve source sorting
  • We must minimize the use of all environmentally hazardous chemicals

Environmental permit

The airport has an environmental permit from the Land and Environmental Court with conditions from 2016 that apply until further notice.

Biodiversity

We work to increase diversity among plants and animals. The staff has received training in how to manage the green spaces to increase the biological diversity at the airport, a positive environmental aspect! This is done in collaboration with Huaros AB

Noise insulation

Every year, the noise curves are checked based on air traffic conducted during the previous year. This is included in the annual environmental report to the supervisory authority. During the 2010s, about 50 homes located directly adjacent to the airport were noise-insulated. The last homes were repaired in 2017.