John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is a privately held company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Vantage Airport Group, a leading global airport investment, management and development company. Vantage Airport Group manages a network of nine airports on three continents.
The Hamilton International Airport is a growing passenger airport and the largest overnight express freight airport in Canada. Focused on providing fast, hassle-free service, it is Hamilton International’s goal to redefine the experience of flight for all its stakeholders.
At the Hamilton International Airport, the lens of sustainability focuses attention on opportunities for continuous improvement of our environmental stewardship, social engagement with stakeholders and contribution to the regional economy. Each sustainability initiative enhances operational performance and/or supports persistent shareholder value by focusing on supporting economic development, enhancing the capabilities of staff and community or, minimizing operational impacts on the environment.
As we are in the preliminary stages of implementing a Sustainability Management Plan (SMP), we envision:
- Developing a system for evaluating project and program proposals
- Integrating SMP updates into our annual business planning cycle
- Reporting on, and publicly sharing sustainability results
- Engaging the entire airport community in sustainable practices
In 2017, airport staff were trained on the Verisae carbon accounting tool and began to look into data sources, scopes and boundaries for GHG emission reporting. They also attended SHB’s Thinking Outside the Blue Box event in November.
(all description taken from the 2017-2018 Annual Business Report)