Sustainability is part of everything we do

Gatwick continues to work towards being the UK’s most sustainable airport. There’s still more to do.

Our next Decade of Change sustainability policy takes us to 2030. It builds on the success of our first 10 point plan.

Our new goals will continue our great work on the community and local environment. They will also increase our emphasis on people and on emissions.

Read more about our second Decade of Change to 2030

Are we on track?

Sustainability has been a key part of Gatwick's transformation since 2009. Each year we report on our progress. 

Our latest Decade of Change report provides an overview of our performance in 2020.

Read our 2020 sustainability report

Our Goal to 2030

Our 10 focuses share three common themes.

They also align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Read more about our Second Decade of Change to 2030


People and Communities

Support our people and invest in our local communities.


Net Zero Emissions

Continue our transition to Net Zero and improve air quality.


Local Environment

Our impact on the local environment and waste.

Sustainable Travel

Our goal is to reduce emissions from airplanes and the transport used to reach the airport.

By 2030, 60% of journeys to and from the airport will be zero or ultra-low emissions. This forms part of our Decade of Change sustainability policy.

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Gatwick could create £8.4 billion for the region by 2028

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Zero Waste

Since 2016, we have sent zero untreated waste to landfill

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We fund and sponsor a range of initiatives in the region

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We are committed to reaching net zero emissions by 2050

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94% of our flights use the newest fuel-efficient planes

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Building towards Gatwick 2030

Find out more about our Second Decade of Change to 2030
Second Decade of Change to 2030