Water and soil

Discharges to water and soil

Avinor shall not violate discharge permits. De-icing, fire drills and fuelling entail a risk of discharge.


  • All airports have valid discharge permits.
  • Avinor applies the "precautionary principle" and works in a risk-based manner in order to avoid negative environmental impacts and prevent pollution.
  • Use the least environmentally harmful chemicals on the market, particularly for de-icing fluids and fire-fighting foam
  • Conduct soil contamination, mapping and risk analyses
  • Carry on environmental monitoring activities.