Western Sydney Aerotropolis by 2026

Soon to be located 36 kilometres from the Parramatta CBD, Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport is set to transform the Western Sydney region.

International, domestic and freight flights by 2026

International, domestic and freight flights by 2026

Sydney’s new airport is set to open to international, domestic and freight flights in 2026, providing much-needed aviation capacity for the entire Sydney region.

Sydney’s new Airport is set to open to international, domestic and freight flights in 2026, providing much-needed aviation capacity for the entire Sydney region.

In its first stages, Western Sydney International will be a long overdue airport for Western Sydney and its population of two million that continues to grow. The Airport has also led to record investments in the infrastructure the region needs, including new and upgraded roads.

Designed to grow in stages and over decades, the Airport will eventually become one of the biggest gateways to Australia and the primary airport for the entire Sydney region. Qantas Group and Virgin Australia Group have signed MOUs with the Airport and have already commenced discussions about the design of the Airport and potential routes and services. 

(Image and video courtesy Western Sydney Airport)

Connecting With Parramatta

Parramatta's multinational business community is poised to gain access to a new state-of-the-art airport that offers significantly more convenient access while the Aerotropolis business hub can revel in Parramatta's extensive night time economy. 

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A business-attracting, jobs-generating $5.3 billion investment in Western Sydney Airport

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Connected to Greater Parramatta by the existing East West Rail Link and proposed North South rail projects.

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Connects businesses and travellers to Parramatta's business and night-time economies benefits

Interior terminal image of Western Sydney Aerotropolis Terminal as illustrated in an architect's rendering.

Much needed activation capacity

Jobs for locals from airlines and hotels, to the technology and corporate sectors.

Building Western Sydney International will create thousands of jobs during construction and after opening including a guarantee that at least half those jobs will go to local residents. 

As the airport helps boost Western Sydney’s economy, it will create opportunities for businesses of all sizes. Western Sydney businesses are already reaping the benefits, with $37 million worth of subcontracts from the initial earthworks stage flowing to 24 local businesses – this will increase exponentially once major earthworks commence in 2020.

Both the passenger terminal and the business park will each have their own metro stations with the proposed Sydney Metro Greater West expected to be open in time for the airport’s first flight in 2026.

(Image courtesy Western Sydney Airport)

Bradfield City

Bradfield City

On Tuesday 15th June 2021, the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced over $1 billion in funding to start building the Bradfield City Centre.

The new Bradfield City Centre is located within the Western Sydney Aerotropolis. It will be built on Government land near Badgerys Creek Road, Bringelly, on the doorstep of the of the new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.

This city will attract globally competitive advanced industries, including defence, aviation, aerospace and advanced manufacturing. This will drive the creation of 200,000 new jobs across the Western Parkland City.

Work will start on the Bradfield City Centre later in 2021, subject to all necessary approvals and community engagement. The work will include the first building to be delivered in 2023, close to the site of the future Metro station.