Perth Airport's 2020 Master Plan outlines $2.5 billion of investments for the airport over the coming decade. This investment will support the consolidation of all commercial air services into the 'Airport Central Precinct'. This will include:
- expanding international facilities as part of the international terminal upgrade project
- constructing a new terminal to consolidate the Qantas Group operations to Airport Central by 2025
- constructing multi-storey carparks within the consolidated airport precinct, and
- constructing a third runway.
These projects will support forecast growth in passengers and aircraft movements at the airport. The next stage of consolidation is the International Terminal Upgrade project, this will include:
- a new international departures area
- expanding the retail offerings
- new lounges
- a new baggage handling system, and
- new parking and taxiways for aircraft.
The development plans for the airport also include ground transport infrastructure. This will include multi-storey carparks and access from the new Airport Central Train Station to all terminals.
|Jul 2019||Perth Airport released it's 2020 Master Plan preliminary draft. The plan outlined $2.5 billion of investments for the airport over the coming decade. The draft was open for public comment until October 2019, prior to being submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval.|
|Jul 2020||The Federal Government announced that Federal planning approvals for the Perth Airport Expansion will be fast-tracked under a bilateral model between the Federal and State Governments, with the aim of reducing the approval times by up to 50 per cent from an average of 3.5 years to 21 months.|
|Nov 2022||Perth Airport released its Preliminary Draft Major Development Plan (Airfield Upgrade) for review, closing on 31 January 2023.|