Tag Archive for 'Guernsey airport'

Recycling Guernsey airport asphalt & concrete provides many benefits

December 21st, 2012 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Thousands of tonnes of old concrete and asphalt are being recycled as part for the essential maintenance and improvements at Guernsey Airport. The extensive works at Guernsey airport include the complete excavation and reconstruction of all the concrete aprons outside the terminal where aircraft normally park. Once removed, the old concrete will be crushed and […]

Guernsey Airport receives recycling bins sponsored by AFM

August 29th, 2012 by Amalgamated Facilities Management

Guernsey Airport passengers are being encouraged to recycle their rubbish with the installation of dedicated recycling bins, which have been sponsored by AFM. The new bins at Guernsey airport are designed to collect paper and magazines, plastic bottles and also general waste in a separate section. “Guernsey Airport has been recycling these items since 2007, […]

Private airport hangar planning approval another nail in the coffin for Guernsey’s biodiversity

June 16th, 2012 by Jamie Hooper

States of Guernsey Environment Department planners have informed us that the approval on 29 May 2012 for the controversial new private hangar at Guernsey Airport was given based on economic factors which they claim will benefit us all. After refusing permission for near-identical applications seven times previously, this is a poor argument and would appear […]

Growing list of European airports addressing their carbon footprint

February 1st, 2012 by Airports Council International

With the inclusion of the airline industry into the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme from 1 January 2012, ACI EUROPE has released an update on its flagship climate change initiative, Airport Carbon Accreditation, detailing the progress made by airports in lowering their own CO2 emissions. As of the 31 January 2012, some 55 airports in Europe […]

Rotary’s Tree of Joy reminds people to give gifts to deserving children

November 19th, 2011 by Rotary Club of Guernsey

The Rotary Club of Guernsey’s campaign to collect gifts for island children began in 1994 on the initiative of Rotarian ‘Jerry’ Girard. Since 2004 it has been symbolised by an illuminated Tree of Joy on the Weighbridge roundabout in St Peter Port, Guernsey. Each year the Rotary Club identifies deserving Guernsey children who would benefit […]

Guernsey Chamber of Commerce to host PSD presentation on Guernsey Airport 2040 project

June 14th, 2011 by Events

The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce is hosting a breakfast seminar on Airport 2040 from 8.00 am to 9.30 am on the 22 June 2011 at the St Pierre Park hotel. The Public Services Department will give a presentation and answer questions on the Airport 2040 project for Guernsey’s business community. The breakfast seminar is free […]

PSD’s proposed option C Guernsey airport expansion

October 25th, 2010 by Stephen Fell

The picture depicts the impact of the Public Service Department’s preferred solution (option C) to extending Guernsey’s airport runway.  Their proposal requires a new perimeter fence of many kilometres, the destruction of 13 acres of good agricultural land, the burying of La Mare Road under 7 metres of infill, and the extension by 120 metres […]

Guernsey Airport Development

July 26th, 2010 by Stephen Fell

I write in response to Deputy Flouquet’s letter published on Friday, 23 July. This indeed marks a shift in the approach taken by the Public Services Department (PSD) in the past and no doubt reflects the fact that they have engaged a local PR firm to “manage” their public image. Heaven knows they need it, […]

St. Peter’s Airport Development Group concerned about PSD’s runway proposals

January 18th, 2009 by Stephen Fell

It was a great pleasure to welcome you to the St. Peter’s Airport Development Group meeting at the community hall on Saturday evening, 17 January 2009. It was encouraging to see so many interested parishioners. It demonstrated the keen interest there is in this subject. The group would like to thank our elected representatives (States […]

Options for the refurbishment of Guernsey’s airport runway

January 17th, 2009 by Shane Langlois

Deputy Minister Bernard Flouquet of the States of Guernsey Public Services Department invited Assembly members to put forward suggestions on alternative approaches to upgrade the Guernsey Airport runway. Deputy Jan Kuttelwascher’s sursis included examples of three possible alternative approaches for the runway. I would like to add a further one, based on the following; 1. […]