Air quality monitoring
Since 1994, we have maintained a permanent air quality monitoring station at the southeast area of the airport property. The concentrations measured at the monitoring station are typical of large urban areas and are similar to the concentrations elsewhere along Highway 401.
Recent studies: Air Quality and Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA)
In 2013, the GTAA started working with external consultants to better understand how the airport’s emissions affect the health of residents in surrounding communities today, and in the projected future. This project served as an update to studies in previous years.
In support of the study, the GTAA formed a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) as a mechanism to seek input from industry and community stakeholders as part of the study.
Results and Supporting Documents
- 2014: Executive Summary of both the Air Quality and Human Health Risk Assessment studies
- Community Advisory Committee Terms of Reference
Air Quality Assessment
Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA)
One of our key initiatives to help reduce vehicle emissions on Toronto Pearson’s property is the use of electric vehicles. We have charging stations for our electric fleet vehicles, and also in our employee parking lots.