Western Sydney Airport

The Australian Government is investing up to $5.3 billion in equity to build the Western Sydney Airport. A new Government-owned company, WSA Co, has been established to deliver the airport.

The Government is strongly committed to the Western Sydney region, where the new airport will be a major generator of economic activity—providing employment opportunities closer to home for the people of Western Sydney.

The airport is expected to generate around 20,000 direct and indirect jobs by the early 2030s. As the airport grows, more jobs will be generated.

The Western Sydney Airport will begin operations in 2026.

Discover what a Western Sydney Airport could look like by watching a video and exploring the new Western Sydney Airport Portal.

Find out more about the planning for the Western Sydney Airport and what the next steps are in An airport for Western Sydney: Building Western Sydney's future PDF: 9222 KB ReadSpeaker

Latest news

  • artist rendering of Western Sydney Airport site from aboveProject management and technical services tender now open

    11 August 2017

    The Department has released a Request for Expressions of Interest for project management and technical support services in the Western Sydney Airport project. Find out more on the industry page.

  • Western Sydney Airport CorporationWSA Co up and running

    7 August 2017

    WSA Co, the new company responsible for constructing Western Sydney Airport, is now officially up and running. An independent Board has been established, and the first four directors have been appointed to drive the construction of Australia’s newest airport. Find out more about WSA Co at wsaco.com.au and in the media release.

  • western sydney airport specifications document coverKey Functional Specifications available

    26 June 2017

    The Key Functional Specifications for Western Sydney Airport are now available online. These specifications form part of the Government’s requirements for design standards and critical airport infrastructure elements. Along with the Airport Plan, Functional Specifications form part of the contractual terms on which WSA Co will deliver the airport.

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