Second Sydney Airport Mooted For Former Richmond RAAF Site

THE Federal Government has identified a former RAAF base as a possible site for a second Sydney airport.

Transport Minister Anthony Albanese said projected growth in traffic to 427,000 annual aircraft movements by 2029, makes the case for another Sydney airport one of “national interest”.

The state government is teaming with Mr Albanese, to conduct a joint study identifying possible airport sites. It’s believed the Bankstown Airport, which recently came onto the market for sale; and a site at Badgerys Creek, have been disqualified as possibilities.

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