Sydney’s New Airport


Western Sydney Airport is Sydney’s new airport, due for completion and able to operate some time 2026.

As the debate over Heathrow has shown, the reality of building a new runway, let alone a new airport is one that can be hugely controversial for exceptionally good reasons.

One can only sympathise deeply with people who live in or near any airport in terms of noise, pollution, increased traffic etc.

Equally,  the demand for air traffic continues to grow with no seeming slowdown insight.

All airports to a degree have a self-serving interest in their own growth and sense of importance.

The reality of how to manage the building of a new report in terms of infrastructure, both of the airport itself and the various routes of access to it are hugely important.

This article in The Australian (subscription required) gives a very good glimpse and insight into the realities of balancing both government and private money in terms of who pays for it, and the need to create a sound infrastructure around it.

( to avoid subscription search’ airport is vital infrastructure-australian’ )