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Brisbane Airport to install largest rooftop solar system in Southern Hemisphere

The Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is investing in a solar PV 6MW system, consisting of 22,000 rooftop panels capable of generating more than 9,315,000 kilowatt hours a year. The system, spanning an area of 36,000 meters squared, will be installed across six sites at Brisbane Airport (BNE). Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal alone will support 1.98MW […]

Terminal rezoning for Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport in Tasmania has unveiled its $2 million terminal reconfiguration which  incorporates a new layout, and additional toilet and shower facilities in the check-in hall. The rezoning of the terminal builds on the airport’s recent transformation that includes offering more local produce, enhanced seating, and free Wi-Fi and charging stations. Launceston Airport partnered with […]

Gold Coast Airport expands apron

Gold Coast Airport’s apron expansion will create 20,000 sq m of additional apron area as part of Project LIFT. The apron expansion will facilitate parking for an additional four Code C or two Code E aircraft and is due for completion in March 2018. It comes as Gold Coast Airport’s passenger numbers continue to grow, […]

Applications open for Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program

Applications for round five of the Australian Government’s Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program have opened. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said airstrips in remote areas are crucial pieces of community infrastructure. “For many communities, air services are essential for providing mail, supplies, transport and medical services,” Mr Chester said. “Improving the safety and capacity […]

Next stage for Launceston Airport Terminal reconfiguration

The Launceston Airport Terminal Reconfiguration Project has reached the next stage following the opening of the new exit race and redirection of pedestrian traffic through one-way tunnels. Contractors have removed the glazing from the gate lounges downstairs near the arrivals lift which in time will facilitate unimpeded access from the departure stairs to the arrivals […]

‘Aerotropolis’ summit for Western Sydney Airport upgrade

The New South Wales Government has announced a summit will be held in Sydney in 2018 to discuss the transformation of Western Sydney Airport into an ‘aerotropolis’. The world’s best and brightest industry leaders will be invited alongside local industry leaders to the Aerotropolis 2026 Summit in Sydney. The NSW Government is working closely with […]

Geraldton Airport runway upgrade

Geraldton Airport will receive $6.5 million in Western Australian  Government funding for a runway renewal to support future growth and improve safety, reliability and maintenance costs. State funds will go towards runway pavement renewal – a key component of the City of Greater Geraldton’s wider plan for the airport. The runway was last paved nearly […]

Darwin Airport purchase jet fuel storage facility

Darwin International Airport (DIA) has acquired an ownership in the Joint User Hydrant Installation (JUHI) storage facility, with an agreed timeframe in place to purchase 100 per cent of the facility. The facility will continue to be operated by the current joint venture partners. The purchase is the first time an Australian capital city airport […]

New entity announced to build Western Sydney Airport

Minister for Urban Infrastructure, Paul Fletcher, and Western Australian Senator Mathias Cormann  have confirmed the incorporation of the multi billion dollar corporate entity that will deliver the Western Sydney Airport. WSA Co is the next significant step in the Government’s priority to deliver a second airport for Sydney. With an investment of up to $5.3 […]

Rockhampton Airport secures funding for pavement upgrade

The Rockhampton Airport in Queensland has secured $5 million in funding through the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund for a vital pavement upgrade. The Rockhampton Airport Pavement Upgrade Project will deliver asphalt resurfacing to the main runway plus surface enrichment to the taxiways, runway shoulders, and both the military and regular public transport aprons. […]

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