Did You Know These Indian Airports Are Carbon Neutral

India plans to inaugurate over 90 climate-friendly airports by 2024, but there are already a few from where you can board your next flight

Over the years, the conversation around sustainability has also made its way to the travel industry. As travellers, we have become more conscious and mindful of the impact every decision leaves as we keep exploring the world and discovering the unknown. The Indian aviation industry has also embraced this shift and gone above and beyond to ensure they do their bit in enabling climate-friendly air travel. These airports across our country are not just a fitting testament to that but also are an ambitious benchmark for future projects.

Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi  

The capital&rsquos busy airport is a fine example of being environmentally conscious, as it runs entirely on solar and hydropower. Despite its vastness, the authorities have taken several measures to record and monitor carbon emissions, aiming to achieve net zero emissions by 2030.  

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru 

In the financial year 2020-21, Bengaluru&rsquos swanky airport received the energy neutral status. As per records, the airport&rsquos energy conservation efforts have also helped them save 22 lakh units of energy. They&rsquove also achieved the incredible feat of meeting 98% of their energy requirements through renewable sources.  

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai  

This airport is now known for being one of the busiest with a single runway and for having earned Level 3 Carbon Neutrality certification within five years. The authorities have invested in many initiatives to make air travel more climate-friendly, such as installing solar power systems and noise and ambient quality monitoring systems. 

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