The Airport Regions Conference (ARC) is an association of regional and local authorities across Europe with an international airport situated within or near their territories. 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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Member Regions

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EU Countries

70

Million Residents

600

Million Passengers

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Aerial ropeways as alternative form of transport for airport access

July 10, 2018 - Presentation of Henrik Rothe, Senior Lecturer in Air Transport Management at the Cranfield University in the UK, on the aerial ropeways as alternative form of transport for airport access. It is an extract from the proceedings compiled as a follow-up of the event on airport access in November 2017 organised by Global AirRail Alliance and ...

What can local communities do to support air cargo?

July 6, 2018 - This extract from “Air cargo in airport regions” presents what can local communities do to support air cargo. It covers the following topics: Location criteria for the air cargo industry as well as new trends around airports and what can be done.

Passenger experience through the air-rail interchange signage

July 4, 2018 - Presentation of Liam Henderson on the passenger experience through the air-rail interchange signage. It is an extract from the proceedings compiled as a follow-up of the event on airport access in November 2017 organised by Global AirRail Alliance and Airport Regions Conference.

Recent Publications

Managing and Mitigating Noise Impact

Managing and Mitigating Noise Impact

August 21, 2018 - March 2018 The following proceedings are published after a fruitful event at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium on 6 March 2018 during which the ANIMA project was officially launched and presented to the outer world. This successful event was hosted by Finnish Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Mrs Merja Kyllönen (GUE/NGL).

Featured Project

ANIMA

ANIMA

ANIMA stands for Aviation Noise Impact Management through Novel Approaches. The ANIMA project is a people-oriented research project. It aims at identifying and diffusing best practices to lower the noise annoyance endured by communities around airports.

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