• This section provides access to publicly available information on the environmental impact of aviation. Using information from a wide range of sources it has been designed to make it easier for users to find the environmental information they want. It explains what information is available and how it is sourced.

    Use the links below to browse by specific environmental impact – such as climate change, noise or air quality - or by providers of information, such as airports, airlines, Government, universities and research institutions or environmental groups.

    These pages have been developed as part of fulfilling the new information duties given to the CAA. For full details, please see our information duties publication, CAP 1143.

Information on the environmental impact of aviation

Information on the environmental impact of aviation

Aviation affects the environment in lots of different ways. The main impacts are on climate change, air quality and the local environment. Aviation activity also produces noise. Find out more in this section.

Information relating to different areas of aviation

Information relating to different areas of aviation

Different parts of the aviation industry affect the environment in different ways. They also provide different sorts of information. Find out more here.