The Finnish airport operator Finavia has decided to adopt Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its vehicles at Rovaniemi, Kuusamo, Ivalo and Kittilä airports, as part of its goal to make its airports carbon dioxide neutral by 2020.
Neste MY Renewable Diesel has been in use at Helsinki Airport for over a year in Apron buses. During this period, the product has helped Finavia to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 610 metric tons. This reduction is equivalent to traveling 110 times around the Earth by a diesel car.
“Helsinki Airport is already carbon dioxide neutral, and next we will aim to achieve the same in our airports in Lapland,” says Mikko Viinikainen, Vice President, Sustainability & Environment at Finavia. “Using Neste MY Renewable Diesel as our vehicle fuel is a key part of our climate program. It is excellently suited to our purposes, as it helps us reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 90 per cent compared to the emissions from conventional fossil diesel.”