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Accountability and Transparency

Little Changes,
Big Results

By practicing sustainability, DFW positions itself as an industry leader and a model corporate citizen. As a result, DFW aligns all sustainability practices together under one umbrella to further our efforts and to guide our future decisions.

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The DFW Environmental Affairs department welcomes your comments, questions and concerns.

robert horton
Vice President, Environmental Affairs & Sustainability

Robert Horton

Robert Horton is Vice President of Environmental Affairs & Sustainability for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and serves as the Airport Board’s Environmental & Sustainability Officer. He provides strategic and innovative leadership for DFW Airport’s environmental and sustainability programs, resulting in key domestic and global awards.
In his role at the second busiest airport in the world, Mr. Horton has driven innovative transformations in the aviation industry, including leading the effort for DFW to become the first carbon neutral airport in North America. Under his guidance, DFW Airport received international recognition as the first airport to earn a United Nations Global Climate Action Award. His efforts also resulted in DFW earning the title of the only international airport recognized with the Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership for two consecutive years.
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Environmental Commitment

DFW Airport is committed to instituting a more holistic and systematic culture by operating in a manner that exceeds regulatory compliance by integrating environmental standards and considerations into decision making, operations, and organizational culture.


Growing responsibly is a business imperative, and the implementation of sustainability practices demonstrates our commitment to our community and the environment.

Environmental Management System (EMS)

DFW’s goal is to continue to lead the air transportation industry by establishing and implementing programs that involve innovative environmental planning and proactive environmental leadership in order to reduce DFW’s environmental footprint.