Politicians will continue to bury their head in the sand, if we don’t pull on their tails.
More and more Indigenous Peoples, local communities, climate justice groups and civil initiatives around the world are countering airport projects and aviation. They defend, demonstrate, organise creative interventions, do flash mobs and direct actions – join them and show that people can take matters into their own hands!
Apply for the action pot
As Stay Grounded, we support groups to organise actions countering airports or aviation and spread the word about the steps for a climate-just mobility and our growing movement. We especially encourage groups from Global South countries to apply.
If you are planning to organise an action that fits our criteria below and need support, you can apply via the form below at any time. If you have any questions regarding the process or you are not sure whether you can apply for your action, don’t hesitate to get in contact via
Don’t have a group yet?
You are not part of a group yet but want to join the growing movement to counter airports and reduce aviation? Have a look at how to get active as an individual in our network or find a group in your region and join them!
Report on the action of "Cancel LEJ" and its effects On the night of Saturday, 10 July 2021, 54 climate activists peacefully gathered on a lorry access road to the DHL hub at Leipzig Airport, thereby disrupting operations. In view of the climate crisis, the activists...
From Inês Teles and Francisco Pedro, Aterra (member organisation Stay Grounded), originally posted on Movement Hub. The Portuguese government and VINCI corp plan to expand Lisbon airport and build a second one on a natural reserve. In response, the ATERRA campaign...
In Austria, a coalition of local producers, citizens' initiatives and climate activists created the "3rd Runway Flour" made from organic wheat grown on the fields that Vienna International Airport wants to seal for a planned third runway. With the 3rd runway flour,...