Mission accomplished: bus fleet at Stuttgart Airport fully electric

German gateway Stuttgart Airport has completed an overhaul of its bus fleet ferrying passengers to flights and now has a fully electric fleet of 16 vehicles.

The airport said: “The first bus of its kind came into operation on the apron in 2013. Until now the airport gradually electrified its fleet to accomplish a zero-emission passenger shuttle between terminal buildings and airplanes.

“The sustainability project “scale-up!”, which put the plan into effect, is funded by the German Federal Environment Ministry.”

Stuttgart Airport is the eighth busiest airport in Germany and welcomed 10.9 million passengers in 2017, up 3.2 per cent on 2017 and operated 400 flights a day to more than 100 destinations.