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Sydney Airport Corporation Limited - Articles and news items

Australia’s busiest airport aims high

Issue 2 2012  •  29 March 2012  •  Mark Glover, Commissioning Editor, International Airport Review

Located in the suburb of Mascot, Sydney, Australia’s busiest airport, served over 26 million passengers in 2010 and is a primary hub for the country’s major airline Qantas and a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways.The airport has three main passenger terminals. Terminal 1, originally opened in 1970, replaced the old overseas passenger terminal and has been greatly expanded since. It is now known as the International terminal located at the airport’s north western sector and is made up of 30 gates and split into three levels serving arrivals, departures and airline offices.In 2010, the terminal underwent a major $500 million redevelopment expanding shopping facilities, centralising custom operations and increasing the terminal floor space.Terminal 2 is located in the north eastern section of the airport, incorporating 14 parking bays, aerobridges and a number of non-contact bays. Terminal 3 is the airport’s domestic terminal, also located in the north-eastern section. Extensions were made to this terminal during the late 1990s. Here there are 14 parking bays served by aerobridges. The terminal is also home to a ‘heritage collection’, dedicated to Qantas, that showcases the airline’s 90 years of service. The freight terminal is located north of Terminal 1 and is used for international freight operations.

Sydney Airport Board appoints Kerrie Mather as MD & CEO

Airport news  •  9 June 2011  •  Sydney Airport

The Board of SACL announced Ms Kerrie Mather has been appointed as MD and CEO of Sydney Airport...

Sydney Airport welcomes Qantas’ first flight to Dallas/Fort Worth

Airport news  •  16 May 2011  •  Sydney Airport Corporation Limited

This new flight from Qantas will give passengers direct access to this extensive and convenient range of services...

Beijing and Sydney Establish Sister Airport Relationship

Airport news  •  4 June 2010  •  Sydney Airport Corporation Limited

Beijing Capital International Airport Co, Ltd and Sydney Airport Corporation Limited yesterday established a sister airport relationship...

 

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