Guidance

Reducing the environmental impacts of ground operations and departing aircraft

Advice on operational techniques aimed at improving environmental impacts during the ground operations and departure phase of the flight.

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Reducing the environmental impacts of ground operations and departing aircraft

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Code of practice giving operational techniques for reducing the environmental impacts of aircraft operations during ground operations and departure phase of the flight. Techniques are given for:

  • the use of airport terminal-based power and pre-conditioned air sources
  • plane taxi operations with less than all engines operating
  • continuous climb operations in planes
  • collaborative decision making practices for airports
Published 28 June 2012