Sydney Airport considers second at Badgery’s Creek

We’re told by the Government Sydney would grind to a standstill unless a second airport is built by 2030. The existing Sydney Airport will buckle under pressure as a flood of tourists try to squeeze through a bottle-neck. Colour me sceptical. Beijing Airport served 84 million passengers last year and sits on 1,500 hectares. The UK’s Birmingham Airport covers an area of just 800 hectares but still manages to serve a catchment of some 20 million people. In contrast, Sydney Airport has 900 hectares up its sleeve and serves a population of just 4.8 million. While the Government is right...

We’re told by the Government Sydney would grind to a standstill unless a second airport is built by 2030. The existing Sydney Airport will buckle under pressure as a flood of tourists try to squeeze through a bottle-neck. Colour me sceptical.

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