The efficiency and reliability offered by business aviation make it an important contributor to sustaining any dynamic, outward-facing economy. However, scarce capacity in the London airports system has seen business aviation traffic gradually displaced from major airports, reinforcing the need for dedicated facilities catered to supporting this important passenger segment.1
Macquarie identified a series of projects to enhance Farnborough Airport’s capacity and appeal, aiming to distinguish the airport as a centre for the UK’s fast-growing aerospace and aviation industry.
With Macquarie’s support, Farnborough Airport has set out ambitious sustainability plans. Building on its legacy as the world’s first business aviation airport to achieve carbon neutral status,2 Farnborough Airport committed to achieving net zero by 2030 for all emissions under its direct (Scope 1) and indirect (Scope 2) control.3 Farnborough Airport also began exploring opportunities to help airport users reduce their emissions, including the rollout of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and schemes to accelerate the adoption of sustainable aviation fuel.