Busselton Margaret River Airport
The City of Busselton is upgrading the existing Airport facilities and once completed, the Airport will be capable of facilitating air services to interstate destinations including Melbourne and Sydney and international destinations as far away as China.
The Airport Development Project is made possible by investment totalling $72.42 million from the Australian Government’s Community Development Grant Programme, State Government’s Royalties for Regions programme, Department of Transport’s Regional Airports Development Scheme, City of Busselton, South West Development Commission and Tourism Western Australia.
The development includes:
- lengthening, widening and strengthening of the runway up to 2520m (TODA) long x 45m wide to facilitate narrow and wide bodied Code 4C and E aircraft such as Boeing 737, Airbus 320 and Airbus 330;
- construction of four new apron parking bays and connecting taxiways with Code 4E capability;
- two helipads;
- new terminal building capable of accommodating the expanded operations and services, with ability for future expansion;
- new 422 bay car park;
- general aviation precinct comprising 2 Code B aprons capable of accommodating up to 34 fully serviced hangars;
- jet A1 and Avgas fuel facility; and
- connection to site wide services, including water, power, sewer and telecommunication.
For further information relating to the Project or for general information regarding airport operations, flight information and car parking visit the Airport website - www.busseltonmargaretriverairport.com.au