Direction générale de l'aviation civile (DGAC)

Service technique de l'aviation civile

Technical Guidance

This document is mainly intended for the airport operators who wish to integrate ground pollution issues in their environmental strategy. As well, this document present some technical data for authorities, consultants and environmental experts in charge of ground pollution diagnosis.

It received during five years of study, the technical expertise of a working group composed of several institutes and organizations (INERIS, BRGM, ENSAIA, CETE Nord Picardie...).

This guide includes two complementary parts :

  • the first part, related to the methodological approach to diagnosis of ground pollution,
  • the second part, related to the results coming from feedbacks and airport investigation.

This chapter provides technical data and informations on the impact of airport activities on ground pollution.

The results presented in this guide are derived from measurement campaigns conducted with the technical and financial support of Toulouse-Blagnac airport, Paris-Le Bourget airport, Montpellier-Mediterranée airport, and French Army.

Publication year 2010
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Price printed version Free