The test was one of two flight checks conducted in advance of the first passenger jet landing on Saturday, 12 July.
Brisbane Airport’s new flightpaths will come into effect from 21 May in preparation for the opening of its new $1.1 billion runway on 12 July.
It cost more than a $1 billion, was in construction for eight years and took the collective effort of 3,700 people and 3.3 million manhours – but yesterday work finished on Brisbane’s new runway under the eerie quiet of a coronavirus lockdown.
Brisbane airport has brought forward the decommissioning of a cross runway to create additional parking space for grounded aircraft.
Brisbane Airport has saved 25 jobs by launching a new online store selling 200 heavily discounted items such as iPads, laptops and beauty products.