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Budapest Airport Concession (CAPEX Plan)


Consultation and disclosure

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding inadequate or absent consultation about or disclosure of project information, including project impacts and/or mitigation plans.

Complaints with this Issue: 526

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Due diligence

Description: Complaint raises concerns about inadequate or absent prior investigation of project impacts.

Complaints with this Issue: 482

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Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding environmental impacts that do not refer specifically to water, pollution, or biodiversity.

Complaints with this Issue: 387

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Description: Complaint raises concerns about releases of pollutants related to the project, including hazardous or non-hazardous chemicals, minerals, metals, pathogens, odors, noise, vibration, radiation, light, and heat.

Complaints with this Issue: 226

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Description: Project relates to construction or improvement of large structures, facilities, or public works projects. Examples include roads and other transportation projects, sanitation and water treatment facilities, power plants, and industrial facilities.

Complaints in this Sector: 964

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Name: Budapest Airport Concession

Investments: EIB 20160605

Client: Budapest Airport ZRT

Support: Loans

Country: Hungary


IAM: Complaints Mechanism (CM)

ID: SG/E/2020/03

Date Filed: March 2, 2020

Date Closed: Nov. 26, 2021

Status: Monitoring


The complaint concerns the Budapest Airport Concession (CAPEX plan) project in Hungary. The raised allegations include non-compliance with the EIB’s climate-related standards, failure to assess the impact of the increase in air traffic and land transport on air pollution, noise pollution and negative social impacts on the project-affected people, lack of public consultations on the project, inadequate information on the social and environmental impacts of the project and on its approval procedures in information published on the EIB’s website.

Complaint Stages


March 2, 2020



Start Date: March 2, 2020


March 2, 2020 -

March 4, 2020


Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: March 2, 2020

End Date: March 4, 2020


March 4, 2020 -

Oct. 22, 2020


Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: March 4, 2020

End Date: Oct. 22, 2020

Dispute Resolution

Not Undertaken

Dispute Resolution

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Not offered by mechanism, Dispute resolution was not an option in this case

Compliance Review

Oct. 22, 2020 -

Oct. 29, 2021

Compliance Review

Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: Oct. 22, 2020

End Date: Oct. 29, 2021

Has Compliance Report: Yes

Non-Compliance Found: Yes


Oct. 29, 2021


Status: In Progress

Start Date: Oct. 29, 2021


Nov. 26, 2021