Western Sydney Airport

Construction of the Western Sydney Airport is now underway. Set to open in 2026, Western Sydney Airport is a transformational infrastructure project that will generate economic activity, provide employment opportunities closer to home for people in the Western Sydney region, and meet Sydney's growing aviation needs.

The Australian Government is investing up to $5.3 billion in equity to deliver the airport through a government-owned company, ‘Western Sydney Airport’.

Thousands of jobs and opportunities for local businesses will be created. The airport is expected to support almost 28,000 direct and indirect jobs by 2031, five years after the airport opens.

Thorough environmental assessment has informed measures that will mitigate and manage the effects of the airport's construction and operation on surrounding communities.

Discover what a Western Sydney Airport could look like in a range of airport and rail videos on the Western Sydney Airport Portal.

Find out more about the next steps in the airport project in Western Sydney Airport Overview PDF: 1591 KB ReadSpeaker

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