Water and Soil

To insure no environmental risk and impacts on soil, water and local communities from airport activity and maintenance the quality of drinking water, surface water, groundwater and soil conditions is continuously monitored. In addition, the airport is regulated through over 100 environmental approvals and permits and the self-regulation activities is annually reported to the environmental authorities.

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Water consumption
Most of the airport’s total water consumption comes from the 60,000 people passing the passenger terminals every day, but there are also many other activities resulting in water consumption. For environmental reasons, CPH uses non-potable water wherever possible. (read more)

Waste and surface water
The airport area has two separate sewer systems for wastewater and rainwater respectively: the two types of water are not discharged to the same places since the composition of the two types of water is quite different. (read more)

Monitoring of groundwater quality is important in the airport's activities and the environmental impact they have on soil and groundwater. (read more)

Each year, CPH handles between 25,000 and 100,000 tonnes of surplus soil which is the result of various construction activities. (read more)

Winter time at CPH
Preparation and teamwork are key factors when the winter season begins. A sophisticated ice warning system enables the airport to be just ahead of the weather. (read more)