Project

Perth Airport expansion

PROJECT STATUS
Detailed Planning
Perth Airport expansion

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.

PROJECT HISTORY

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.
Estimated Total Cost
(2019)
Sector
Other Transport
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Unconfirmed |
Location
Western Australia |
Infrastructure Australia status
Priority Initiative (medium-term, 5-10 years)
Resources
Major Contract

Perth Airport Expansion - Third Runway

PROJECT STATUS
Detailed Planning
Perth Airport Expansion - Third Runway

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'.

Perth Airport will deliver a third runway before the end of the decade (subject to demand). The third runway is proposed to be 3,000 metres long, 45 metres wide and run parrallel to the existing main runway. It will be located between the current international terminal (T1) and Abernethy Road. 

The development will also include approximately nine kilometres of taxiways and other associated airfield infrastructure and systems. 

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Perth Airport
Related contracts:
Runway Designer
Successful Tenderer - An Aurecon and AECOM Joint Venture.

PROJECT HISTORY

Sep 2015 Perth Airport awarded an Aurecon and AECOM Joint Venture a contract to design Perth Airport's Third Runway.
Jun 2018 Perth Airport Corporation released a preliminary draft major development plan for the new runway for public comment. This plan is due to be submitted to the Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and regional Development in late-2019 for consideration.
Jul 2019 Perth Airport released the preliminary draft of its Master Plan 2020. The third runway is a key element of the airport's development plans and forms part of the $2.5 billion investments for the airport over the coming decade. The runway will support Perth Airport’s forecast growth and consolidation plans to bring it's terminals into an 'Airport Central Precinct'.
Nov 2020 Perth Airport's Major Development Plan received Federal Government Approval.
Estimated Total Cost
(2020)
Sector
Other Transport
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
Western Australia |
Infrastructure Australia status
Priority Initiative (medium-term, 5-10 years)
Resources