Responsibility & Sustainability


For us, sustainability means taking into account economic, ecologic and social interests on an equal footing. 

Sustainability is a fix part of our corporate strategy. We motivate our staff, customers, suppliers and contractual partners to increase their environmental awareness and actions. Here you can find our codices of conduct (German only). Our social responsibility is one of our operation's core priorities. We support kindergardens, schools and sports clubs. 


"Fokus Nachhaltigkeit - Our environmental protection declaration“ 

In our environment report, you can read up on current projects regarding environmental protection and our social committment. Some of the topics include: 

  • Energy
  • Climate Protection
  • Noise Emission
  • Ressources & Waste
  • Water
  • Social and ecologic projects

Here you can find and download our reports and our guidelines


Environmental Management

We are successfully pursuing ambitious goals. Since 2016, our environmental management system has been validated according to the EU's EMAS regualtions and to the international standard DIN EN ISO 14001:2015 by an independent assessor. Since 2010, the EMAS validations and the certifications also include the Hannover Aviation Ground Services GmbH, the Aircargo Services Hannover GmbH as well as the AirITSystems GmbH - which have been summarized as Hannover Airport in our environmental report. 

The continous EMAS certifications provide for transparency and proof of our success committment to environmental protection here at Hannover Airport.

Further Information

The Federal Association of the German Aviation Industry (Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft e.V., BDL) publishes information on environmental protection in the aviation sector.

The German Airports Association (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Verkehrsflughäfen (ADV) e.V.) publishes the ADV-Umweltbroschüre (environmental brochure) in regular intervals. 



Environmental Protection at HAJ: Online Portal

Hannover Airport is convincing in terms of our economic, ecologic and social efforts. Discover what makes HAJ a greener place: climate protection, bio diversity and our extraordinary animal staff operation all around the airport.

Global sustainability goals

We operate actively according to the global sustainability goals from Agend 2030. Let us show you our committment and efforts in this presentation.


Bild Stefanie Vehling
Stefanie Vehling

Head of environment

Sponsoring & Donations

For us at Hannover Airport, sustainability also means: assuming social responsibility. We support kindergardens, schools and sports clubs in our direct neighborhood through donations. 

Donations in kind

We would be happy to receive a request for donations from your sports club or your event in the vicinity of Hanover. Please send us an official request including all the details to or via fax to +49 (0)511 977-1855. We will be happy to get in touch with you. 

Monetary donations; jersey, board, display ads

We care especially about our neighbors. For this reason we focus our monetary and in-kind donations onto clubs in our immediate vicinity. Please send us an official request of your club or institution stating the nature of the support required to or via fax to +49 (0)511 977-1855