Vienna International Airport
An Austrian court has blocked plans for a third runway at Vienna International Airport on environmental concerns, a ruling the airport intends to appeal. The court concluded the new runway construction would have resulted in a 2% increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Austria has pledged to reduce emissions by 2.25% by 2020 in the transport sector. Vienna airport reacted quickly and announced it would appeal to the highest administrative body and even to the Constitutional Court. “We ...
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