Regions make Europe fly

The Airport Regions Conference (ARC) is an association of regional and local authorities across Europe with an international airport situated within or near its territory. The ARC brings together a wide range of expertise at the interface of air transport and local and regional policies. A common concern is to balance the economic benefits generated by the airports with their environmental impact.


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Latest News

Helsinki – the best connected airport in the Northern Europe

September 13, 2017 - The final text of the ICAO Assembly Resolution for the adoption of a market-based measure (MBM) for offsetting carbon emissions from international civil aviation is now available on our website.

Interreg Central Europe: LAirA project officially commences

June 13, 2017 - The Landside Airports Accessibility (LAirA) has officially commenced.This is an Interreg Central Europe funded project that aims to improve capacities for mobility planning in airport landside areas to lower CO2 emissions. All project partners gathered in Budapest, on 13-14 June, for the kick-off meeting of the project in order to proceed with the start-up activities.

Report: Air pollution in airports

March 14, 2017 - The Danish EcoCouncil published a report on the air pollution in airports, its main sources and the consequences that come along with it.

Recent Publications

Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016

September 21, 2017 - Check out the latest achievements of the Airport Regions Conference: new members, new European projects, new communication strategy. We are proud to say that 2016 was a year of growth!

Featured Project



LAirA (Landside Airports Accessibility) is a new Interreg Central Europe project that has started in May 2017. The Airport Regions conference is participating to this project as the communication partner, being in charge of the communication work package. The ARC’s role is to lead the communication activities of the project, to disseminate the LAirA outcomes and to manage the stakeholders involved in the project.

Become an ARC Member

The ARC is the legitimate voice of regions and municipalities in aviation related debates. Join us and be part of an interregional platform of cooperation. Also, I do not know how to link the Become a member area on the homepage with the Become a member subpage.