Western Sydney Airport
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 established a Government-owned company, WSA Co, and is investing up to $5.3 billion in equity to deliver the airport. WSA Co will be responsible for construction of the 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 An airport for Western Sydney: Building Western Sydney's future PDF: 9222 KB
- Recommended rail corridors for future Western Sydney rail lines announced
26 March 2018
The NSW Government is now consulting on recommended corridors of land for the South West Rail Link Extension and North South Rail line for future passenger rail lines. For more information visit Transport for NSW’s website.
- First newsletter for 2018 out now
6 March 2018
The first issue of the Western Sydney Airport Community Update newsletter for 2018 is out now. Read more about the latest news on the airport project in Issue 1 2018.
- Future of Western Sydney rail announced
4 March 2018
As an important part of the Western Sydney City Deal, the Outcomes Report of the Western Sydney Rail Needs Scoping Study has been released. The Outcomes Report outlines a long-term Preferred Network of new rail services in Western Sydney, including to Western Sydney Airport.
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