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Adelaide Airport masterplan approved

written by Chris Milne | January 16, 2015
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Adelaide Airport’s latest masterplan has been approved.

Adelaide Airport Ltd has gained federal government approval for its latest masterplan, enabling it to push ahead with plans to significantly expand its aviation and commercial facilities.

The 20-year plan envisages investment of about $1 billion in new and enhanced facilities including expansion of the passenger terminal and development of a “business district” within the airport, as well as construction of a hotel linked to the terminal.

The managing director of AAL, Mark Young, said the approval “puts in place the blueprint for significant infrastructure investment” at the airport, which would advance the ambition to become a a top tier airport business centre in the Asia Pacific region.

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The masterplan provides the framework for the more ambitious 30-year vision, which would potentially add another $1 billion to investment.

Potential infrastructure projects over the next five years include a hotel, expansion of the southern end of the main terminal, more airline lounges, expansion of the international arrivals hall, additional international arrival gates, and more retail space, Young said.

The projects were expected to add about 3,500 jobs to the airport workforce, taking total numbers to about 12,000 within five years.

Meanwhile the airport remains on track to increase passenger numbers from 7.7 million last year to about 8 million this year.

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  • David VG

    says:

    I wonder if this expansion will lead to Qantas getting interested in flying internationally from Adelaide?

  • Ian Deans

    says:

    Only after several other internationals have……

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Adelaide Airport masterplan approved

written by Chris Milne | January 16, 2015
Adelaide masterplan pic
Adelaide Airport’s latest masterplan has been approved.

Adelaide Airport Ltd has gained federal government approval for its latest masterplan, enabling it to push ahead with plans to significantly expand its aviation and commercial facilities.

The 20-year plan envisages investment of about $1 billion in new and enhanced facilities including expansion of the passenger terminal and development of a “business district” within the airport, as well as construction of a hotel linked to the terminal.

The managing director of AAL, Mark Young, said the approval “puts in place the blueprint for significant infrastructure investment” at the airport, which would advance the ambition to become a a top tier airport business centre in the Asia Pacific region.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The masterplan provides the framework for the more ambitious 30-year vision, which would potentially add another $1 billion to investment.

Potential infrastructure projects over the next five years include a hotel, expansion of the southern end of the main terminal, more airline lounges, expansion of the international arrivals hall, additional international arrival gates, and more retail space, Young said.

The projects were expected to add about 3,500 jobs to the airport workforce, taking total numbers to about 12,000 within five years.

Meanwhile the airport remains on track to increase passenger numbers from 7.7 million last year to about 8 million this year.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

2 Comments

  • David VG

    says:

    I wonder if this expansion will lead to Qantas getting interested in flying internationally from Adelaide?

  • Ian Deans

    says:

    Only after several other internationals have……

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