A theme of culture-building was strongly evident within the
excessive calibre of tasks and initiatives acknowledged by the
2022 NZ Airports Awards.

Introduced at a well-attended
gala occasion hosted on the Ohakea Airbase on September 14 and
sponsored by Beca, the night noticed an unprecedented 12
annual awards throughout the sector.

NZ Airports chief
government Kevin Ward stated the best ranges of aspiration
and professionalism had been obvious all through the
entries.

“Winners displayed traits which
would make any airport proud,” stated Mr
Ward.

“There have been quite a few fashions of excellence for
the options the judges had been on the lookout for – together with
aviation security, innovation, environmental sustainability,
neighborhood and stakeholder engagement, and well being and
security.

“The culture-building theme was notable this
12 months within the areas of aviation security, biosecurity, neighborhood
engagement, well being and security at work, and dealing with
airport stakeholders.

“It’s notably spectacular
that airports are taking a large view of their function within the
neighborhood and taking a management function of their areas and
in selling the nationwide curiosity.”

The awards
align with success elements for contemporary airports: neighborhood
engagement; infrastructure; environmental sustainability;
and business or non-aeronautical initiatives.

For
every class of airport there’s additionally an Airport of the
Yr which is a extremely valued recognition from the sector of
general achievement.

Mr Ward stated the airport sector
had been notably onerous hit by journey downturns as a result of
the pandemic and the spectacular vary of tasks, regardless of
these challenges, was testomony to the sector’s
willpower to maintain constructing greatest practices into their
operations, to maintain working for his or her communities and
areas, and to maintain the nation linked by air.

The
NZ Airports 2022 Award winners had been:

  • Massive
    Airport Neighborhood Engagement – Auckland Airport, Park and
    Vax Undertaking
  • Medium Airport Neighborhood Engagement –
    Hawke’s Bay Airport, Biodiversity Week
  • Small
    Airport Neighborhood Engagement – North Shore Aero Membership,
    Rosmini Faculty Open Day
  • Massive Airport
    Infrastructure – Christchurch Airport, Airport Pavement
    Upkeep Work
  • Small Airport Infrastructure –
    Timaru Airport and Downer New Zealand, Partial Runway
    Reseal
  • Massive Airport Environmental Sustainability
    – Auckland Airport, Airport-wide Group of Biosecurity
    Champions
  • Medium Airport Environmental
    Sustainability – Hawke’s Bay Airport, Sustainability
    Linked Mortgage with ASB Financial institution
  • Massive Airport Business
    and Non-Aeronautical – Auckland Airport, Enterprise Trial of
    Fast Antigen Testing
  • Small Airport Business and
    Non-Aeronautical – Masterton District Council, Hood
    Aerodrome Grasp Plan
  • Massive Airport of the Yr –
    Auckland Airport
  • Medium Airport of the Yr –
    Hawke’s Bay Airport
  • Small Airport of the Yr –
    Whanganui
    Airport
     

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