RDC Aviation figures show how much more emissions are produced by UK aviation than any other EU country.  UK aviation produced around 44.9 million tonnes of CO2 in 2010. Next comes Germany at 31.4 million, and then France at 25 million tonnes.  Heathrow is responsible for nuch more than any other European airport:  Heathrow 16.2 million tonnes in 2010; Frankfurt 2nd at 9.9 million; Paris Charles de Gaule 3rd at 9.5 million.  Amsterdam 4th. (RDC)

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European Aviation CO2 emissions figures for 2010 – UK and Heathrow are WAY ahead of EU countries or airports

 
RDC Aviation
EU Aviation Emissions Report. Quarter 4 2010       
Contains much more data.  Below are some key figures.     

 

CO2 Estimates By Country – December 2010

European Aviation emissions   -  Tonnes CO2

Country  
December 2010  
Rolling 12 months (all 2010)
United Kingdom
3,534,971  (26%)

44,900,745

Germany
2,462,258  (18%)
31,411,992
France
2,049,766  (15%)
25,001,122
Spain and Canary Islands
1,320,057  (10%)
17,034,457
Netherlands
1,090,748   (8%)
13,300,655
Italy
985,905   (7%)
13,245,207
Portugal
287,316   (2%)
3,709,925
 
 
 
 

CO2 emissions by Airport     

Tonnes of CO2

Airport          
December 2010
Rolling 12 months (all of 2010)
London – Heathrow
1,356,374  (16.4%)
16,227,256
Paris – Charles De Gaulle
816,199     (9.9%)
9,849,611
Frankfurt
789,988   (9.6%)
9,892,726
Amsterdam – Schiphol
580,286
7,084,182
Madrid
456,994
5,430,924
Rome – Fiumicino
269,512
 3,545,825
Munich
258,416
3,224,331
London – Gatwick
225,459
3,110,108
Paris – Orly
180,153
2,161,269
Milan – Malpensa
143,438
1,822,088
Brussels
141,951
1,702,166

Total – All Airports

8,231,627
107,603,581

“The tables and charts depict estimated CO2 output from scheduled commercial
aviation at an

origin or destination within the scope of ETS. The data has been generated using
methodology for

calculating fuel burn and conversion factors as directed by the Intergovernmental
Panel for Climate

Change and ratified using proprietary RDC Aviation Ltd systems. Schedule feeds
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