Will Badgerys Creek Airport be international?
Minister Truss advised the proposed Badgerys Creek Airport will operate without curfew restrictions. First phase plans for the new airport will feature one passenger terminal building to operate international and domestic services, with a carrying capacity of up to 10 million passengers p/a by 2022.
Where is the Nancy Bird Walton airport to be built?
Western Sydney International (Nancy Bird Walton) Airport (locally Badgerys Creek Airport, or simply Western Sydney Airport) is an international airport currently under construction within the suburb of Badgerys Creek.
What will Badgerys Creek Airport be used for?
The airport will be a full service airport operating curfew free, delivering international, domestic and freight services. Thousands of jobs and opportunities for local businesses will be created. The airport is expected to support almost 28,000 direct and indirect jobs by 2031, five years after the airport opens.
Who will run Western Sydney Airport?
The Australian Government
The Australian Government is delivering the Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek via a government-owned company, called Western Sydney Airport. The Government has committed up to $5.3 billion to deliver the airport.
What suburbs will benefit from Badgerys Creek airport?
It was reported that Edmondson Park, Menangle Park, Oran Park, Bardia, Leppington and Harrington Park are some of the suburbs seen to benefit from the multi-billion dollar financial injections into Badgerys Creek and South West Growth Corridor.
What is the history of Badgerys Creek?
History. James Badgery was a British-born farmer and miller who, in 1806, was granted 840 acres (3.4 km2) in the suburb that bears his name today. His original land grant was on the north side of Elizabeth Drive; land which today is used for farming research by the CSIRO and University of Sydney.
How many runways will Badgerys Creek airport have?
Two runways of equal length have been proposed for the airport, with one being built during the first construction stage. It will be 3,700m long and capable of handling 63,000 aircraft movements a year. At full capacity, it will handle approximately 185,000 aircraft movements and 37 million passengers a year.