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Essendon Fields Airport: Attracting Investment and Strengthening Community Relationships Through Land-side Development
In this presentation, Bill Cuthbertson, Director of Engineering and Infrastructure Services, Torres Shire Council, discusses how the airport is able to generate revenue through redeveloping their master plan to Explore opportunities to develop the Horn Island Airport.
Australia’s regional airports have always had a unique role to play in commercial markets – be it for resources, tourism or agriculture. But in the wake of reduced government funding sources and aging infrastructure, airports are now tasked with making the most of available resources to maintain assets and remain competitive. Bill Burke, CEO of Mildura Airport, discusses he and his team are managing the commercial viability of the airport.
New Zealand's regional aviation industry is in a state of uncharacteristic change. Air NZ has withdrawn from several regular routes, providing smaller airlines an opportunity to introduce new services. Kevin Ward, Chief Executive, NZ Airports, discusses how the implications of Air NZ’s withdrawal corresponds to efforts for regional airports and councils to maintain air links, as well as funding infrastructure to remain viable over the longer term.
David Voss, Manager Airport of Central Highlands Regional Council provides insight into the processes and experiences of the Emerald Airport Redevelopment Project.
In this presentation, Hans Mitterlechner, Director, Three Consulting, presents on the recent regional route development activities, a look at active airlines, a look at active airports and what does it take to get a slice of the action.
The scope for commercial development is widening, and more regional airports are channelling efforts to make the most of available revenue streams and infrastructure planning. Ahead of Regional Airport Development 2016, we caught up with specialists from Coffs Harbour Regional Airport, Archerfield Airport Corporation and NZ Airports, to find out how some of the latest developments correspond to supporting commercial growth and performance over the long term.
New Zealand’s regional aviation industry is in a period of rapid change. Kevin Ward, CEO, New Zealand Airports Association covers The implications of Air NZ’s withdrawal of regional airline services, The challenges for airports and councils associated with maintaining air links and selecting alternative regional airlines and much more.
Port Hedland International Airport is the gateway to Western Australia’s North West and the strongly growing Pilbara region. Malcolm Osborne, CEO, Town of Port Hedland discusses the Privatisation to Remove Operational Responsibility from the Town and Set up a Wealth Fund for Future Community Benefit.
At the last conference, Dennis Chant, MD, Queensland Airports Ltd, discussed how the Australian airport governance model is designed and how airport management must achieve the right balancing act. In this presentation, you can read more about core business investments, development of the Gold Coast Airport LCCT Project and non-aviation revenue generation.
In this presentation, Cameron O'Neill, Specialist at Roma Airport, explored initiatives to deliver infrastructure upgrades in an unsustainable and unpredictable growth climate, and creating and maintaining a sustainable capital positive bottom line.
Phil Gregory, Airport Manager, Wellcamp Airport, addressed commercial developments at one of Australia's most progressive regional airports, focusing in particular on the 500-hectare business park that incorporates a public airport.