Accelerating Greener Aviation
Stargate is an ambitious project selected by the European Commission to prove that a more sustainable aviation is possible. Together with a diverse consortium of 21 partners, Brussels Airport takes the lead in the development of innovative solutions to create the green airports and aviation of the future.Watch our project video
The mission of Stargate is to develop, test and deploy a set of innovative solutions making aviation and airports significantly greener and more sustainable.The industry’s clear response to climate emergency aims at a further decarbonisation as well as the cooperation with local surroundings to improve the living quality and the stimulation of the modal shift.
The consortium of 22 European partners including airports, airlines, mobility & knowledge institutes and local authorities. Stargate received a 24,8 million euro grant within the European Green Deal to research and demonstrate solutions before the end of 2026. Next to the grant from the Commission, partners contribute about 30% as co-funding.
3 Goals, 30+ Projects
Enhance further decarbonisation
Improve the local environmental quality
Stimulate the modal shift
Sustainable Airport Mobility Plan raises the bar
The Sustainable Airport Mobility Plan of Brussels Airport provides a technical and policy strategy for coordinated and balanced development of the accessibility of the airport and the mobility services for passengers, employees, visitors and logistical flows.
Two years of Stargate: on-site electrification, Digital Green Lane and Modal Shift
During its second year, the project has developed and rolled out several concrete initiatives and completed a significant amount of preparatory work for various tests and demos that will be undertaken in 2024.
Modal shift in action: Bike Test and Carpool Platform
Stargate initiated several measures to encourage eco-friendly travel across the Brussels Airport community. The aim is to further develop the airport as a modern mobility hub that allows travellers, employees and residents to combine means of transport in a smart and efficient way.