Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was recognized today as a newly accredited airport in the Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA) Airport Carbon Accreditation program. Airports attain this accreditation by managing and reducing their carbon footprint. In 2014, Phoenix Sky Harbor set a goal to reduce its carbon footprint 10% by 2020. Between 2014 – 2015, Sky Harbor already decreased its carbon footprint by more than 4%. Decreasing energy consumption and using renewable energy are two major factors in the reduction of an airport’s carbon footprint. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has achieved this in several ways:
From left: Environmental Programs Coordinator Cynthia Parker and Phoenix Director of Aviation Services Jim Bennett represent Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as it is recognized with North American airports that have joined the Airport Carbon Accreditation Program.