Our investment in capacity and service improvements totalled $384.9 million for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Major projects underway during the year

Category Project description Benefits Completed
Airfield

Runway and taxiway works
  • Asset life extension
June 2016
Taxiway fillet widening
  • Airfield works increasing capacity through accommodating larger aircraft
June 2016
Terminal works

Check-in
  • Expansion of check-in counter A at T1 International providing extra capacity
March 2016
Terminals
  • Delivered infrastructure allowing dual stair boarding at T3, aiding on-time performance
June 2016
  • Major redevelopment at T1 International including raising the roof to 17 metres at its apex at Pier B, providing more space and light for an improved passenger experience and additional seating
November 2016
Bussing lounge
  • Expansion of the T1 bussing capability increasing capacity and improving the passenger experience with delivery of two new Arrivals bussing lounges
December 2016
Parking and Ground Transport

Nigel Love Bridge
  • Completion of bridge access to the Northern Airport Precinct and staff car parking area
February 2016
Electric buses
  • Acquisition of six new electric buses to service transportation between the Blu Emu car park and the Domestic precinct, replacing older diesel buses
August 2016
Domestic pick-up
  • New premium Domestic pick-up area for private cars and rideshare operators as well as expansion in the number of spaces and time allowed for free parking
September 2016
Additional car parking capacity
  • Expansion of the P3 car park at the T2/T3 precinct adding three new levels and 420 spaces
December 2016
T2/T3 precinct ground access roadworks
  • Widening Sir Reginald Ansett Drive from two lanes to five and reconfiguring Shiers Avenue, improving traffic flow to the Domestic precinct
December 2016
Operations

Integrated Operations Centre (IOC)
  • Opening of a new state-of-the-art IOC to centralise and integrate the key cross functions for airport operations
November 2016
 

 

Major projects completed during the year

Category Project description Benefits Completed
Airfield

Apron expansion
  • Planning for additional aircraft parking capacity
Ongoing through 2017 for completion in 2018
Apron upgrades
  • Planning for upgrades to existing aprons for fuel, ground power units and airside bussing
Ongoing through 2017 for completion in 2018
Terminal works

Check-in
  • Redevelopment of check-in counter C to improve throughput, with further automation to be implemented
December 2017
Baggage
  • Additional make-up loops and loading stations to increase capacity and resilience of the outbound baggage handling system
March 2017
  • Replace and upgrade the T1 International baggage carousels
September 2017
Terminals
  • T1 International terminal expansions allowing for increased and upgraded gate lounge seating and improved facilities
Ongoing through 2017 for completion in 2018
  • Refurbishment and expansion of the T2 Domestic loading dock and associated storage and security area to increase operational efficiency and add capacity
December 2017
  • Staged expansion of speciality retail at T2 Pier B
December 2017
Parking and Ground Transport

T1 and T2/T3 precincts ground
access roadworks
and car park
improvements
  • Roadworks to Marsh Street, Cooks River Road and Centre Road to improve access to the International precinct
May 2017
  • New pedestrian and cycleway through the International precinct linking T1 International to the Cooks River pedestrian and cycleway
May 2017
  • New exit road from the International car park precinct under the Giovanni Bridge reducing congestion
August 2017
  • Addition of four new levels on the northern multi-storey car park in the International precinct
Late 2017
Property

Hotel
  • Construction started on a new hotel on Ross Smith Avenue providing additional options and capacity for on-airport accommodation
July 2017