Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport to receive carbon accreditation
Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport has received the ACI Europe’s Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) Level 1 certificate. All airports in Turkey operated by TAV participated in the programme.
Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport, operated by TAV Airports- a member of Groupe ADP, received the certificate as it met the requirements of the first tier of the programme created by ACI Europe, which aims to contribute to the fight against climate change by eliminating carbon emissions.
TAV Airports COO Kürşad Koçak said: "We focus on sustainability in all our activities at our airports. With a responsibility to leave an inhabitable environment for future generations, we are working to minimise the environmental impact of our operations while creating the greatest possible benefits for our stakeholders. We continue our efforts to achieve the goal of carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero emissions by 2050 at all airports we operate. With Gazipasa's certification, our five airports in Turkey and a total of eight airports in our portfolio have joined the ACA programme."
TAV’s Izmir Adnan Menderes, Antalya and Ankara Esenboğa airports have reached the carbon neutral level at the ACA programme. Croatia Zagreb and Tunisia Enfidha are in the third level; while Tunisia Monastir Airport is on the second level and Milas-Bodrum and Gazipaşa-Alanya are on the first level of the programme.
About Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport
TAV Airports won the tender for the operating rights of Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport in August 2007. With the investments made by the company, the terminal building was enlarged three times, the parking capacity on the apron was doubled and the runway was extended to make the airport suitable for the use of wide-body aircraft. TAV has the right to operate the airport until May 2036. Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport handled 218 thousand passengers between January and May 2022, and 1,645 flights were operated at the airport during the same period. Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport serves 12 countries, 15 destinations and 16 airlines as of June 2022.
About TAV Airports
TAV Airports provides integrated services in all areas of airport operations, with a global footprint at 90 airports in 29 countries. A member of Groupe ADP, TAV Airports is part of the leading airport management platform globally. Through its subsidiaries, TAV is active in airport service businesses, including duty-free, food and beverage, ground handling, IT, private security and commercial area management. The company is quoted on Istanbul Stock Exchange.