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Location of airport Fiumicino

Airport Roma Fiumicino

General features

Roma Fiumicino Airport (FCO) is the largest airport in Italy in terms of annual traffic: 36.3 million passengers in 2010. Airplanes in 5 terminals lead to 190 different destinations. The owner is Aeroporti di Roma Spa, www.adr.it

 

 

 

Some relevant figures

  • 175 GWh annual electricity consumption.
  • A thermal power plant delivers 87 MWth including a cogeneration generating 25,6 MWel and 15 MWth.
  • Large air handling units supplied by district heating and a compression and absorption chillers system ensure good indoor climate conditions
Terminal of Fiumicino airport

ACA - Airport Carbon Accreditation

Fiumicino airport participates in the ACA - Airport Carbon Accreditation programme of the ACI EUROPE for CO2 emission reduction. It reaches the optimisation level, which is the last step before the final neutrality level.

 

This level includes a carbon footprint report, effective carbon management procedures and reduction measures also for third parties like energy producers, airlines and service providers. 

 

The measures taken at Fiumiciono include:

  • Manual optimisation of HVAC schedules and set points for different functional areas
  • Intelligent lighting controls in outdoor areas, multi-storey parking garage
    along with natural daylight being used in all public areas
  • Only a strip roof light is used as one of the primary way finding mechanisms within the terminal.
  • 15000 T8 fittings replaced with more efficient T5
  • Commercial advertising displays off during low occupancy times
  • LED on taxiway (30kW)
  • Supplying and installing energy saving lamps in airport terminals