Airport Carbon Management

Professional Certificate Course
Delivery: Classroom
Duration: 3 days

This course analyses and reviews the carbon footprint of an airport; explains the environmental, political and financial arguments for carbon management at airports; and guides participants through the principles of setting up of a Carbon Management Strategy. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the influence of the human factor on climate change.
  • Describe the financial implications arising from carbon emissions liabilities.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce carbon emissions and improve operational efficiencies.
  • Manage forthcoming regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Utilize the ACI Airport Carbon and Emissions Reporting Tool (ACERT).
  • Set up a Carbon Management Strategy.


Target Audience

  • Airport General Manager/ Executive Director
  • Airport Finance Directors, Managers and Staff
  • Airport Operations Directors, Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airport Environment Directors, Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Civil Aviation Authority Officials


Course content

  • Explore the effects of carbon emissions on climate change and the commercial imperative
  • Accounting for airport carbon emissions: scope and resolution
  • Prioritising carbon management options
  • Background to carbon management
  • Developing and implementing a carbon reduction strategy


Upcoming sessions

 Dates Location Member/WBP Non-Member Register 
2018 dates to be confirmedUS$975 US$1,450