Sustainability principles are pivotal to Longreach Airport’s business strategy. Longreach Airport adopts a triple bottom line approach to all its activities, balancing financial results with hands-on community and environmental involvement. Longreach Airport’s environmental objective is to maintain community and government confidence in its ability to manage and grow its operations by demonstrating a genuine commitment to environmental stewardship. It is Longreach Airport’s policy to assure the environmental integrity of its operations and facilities always and at all places.
Longreach Airport will develop and operate the airport in an environmentally responsible and ecologically sustainable manner and address the community standards and needs.
Longreach Airport has established initiatives to ensure environmental sustainability:
- A significant focus on sustainability across all departments.
- Ongoing bird and wildlife management strategy.
- Monitoring programs for natural resource consumption.
- Longreach Airport will develop and operate in an environmentally responsible and ecologically sustainable manner and address community standards and needs.
Longreach Airport’s parent company, Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has a holistic approach to environmental sustainability. QAL ensures its business efficiencies meet visitor and community expectations and that, where practical, its environmental management practices go beyond legislative compliance. QAL has embarked on a program of addressing the twin challenges of sustainability (responding to global challenges such as climate change) and business efficiency (in light of rising costs and stakeholder expectations) across QAL.
Click here to view Longreach Airport’s Environmental Policy.
For more information on QAL’s environmental sustainability, please click here.