Greening the Airport Airside Area II: Liquid Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel

  • Milan Janić
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


Global air traffic has increased from 0.5 trillion RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometres) in 1971 to about 4.25 trillion RPKs in 2006. Some long-term forecasts by international air transport organisations (IATA, ICAO, ACI), and in particular by the two main manufacturers of commercial aircraft Boeing and Airbus, predict rather stable RPK growth at an average annual rate of 5% over the next 20 years.


Fuel Type Average Annual Rate Aviation Fuel Aircraft Type Traffic Growth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Transport and Planning, Faculty of Civil Engineering and GeosciencesDelft University of TechnologyCN DelftThe Netherlands

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