Civil Aviation and Sustainability - Update 2015

Aug. 26, 2015
A new report of the Swiss Federal Council on civil aviation policy shall indicate where the future challenges of the civil aviation policy are to be expected. In this context, INFRAS has created an update of the first report «Civil Aviation and Sustainability» which was published in 2008. The updated assessment shows the following conclusions: - With respect to the economic dimension, the trends may largely be regarded as positive. A main future challange are capacity restrictions at national airports. - With regard to the environment dimension, despite the facts that improvements have been made, deficits continue to exist, primarily relating to noise and impacts on the climate. - In the social dimension, the assessment is mixed: while safety and security are viewed positively, there are still some deficits regarding public health and options for residential development in the vicinity of the national airports.

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Bundesamt für Zivilluftfahrt Leiter Sektion Umwelt

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Martin Peter Associate Partner Economy and Environment
martin.peter@infras.ch

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