Essendon Fields Airport: Attracting Investment and Strengthening Community Relationships Through Land-side Development
Ahead of the Regional Airport Development 2017 we spoke to Phil Gregory, Aviation Business Development and Compliance Manager at Essendon Fields Airport. Phil discusses how Essendon has attracted investment through land-side developments and how they have successfully negotiated community opposition to gain local support for the development and extension of the aerodrome.
Ahead of Regional Airport Development 2017 we spoke to Naomi Searle, Director of Community and Commercial Services for the City of Busselton in Western Australia. Naomi discusses how Busselton successfully secured a $60 million investment from the Federal Government and explores Busselton Airport’s rebranding which has helped drive domestic tourism to the region
Ahead of Regional Airport Development 2017 we spoke to Chris Devitt, Director of Technical Services at Orange City Council, in Orange, NSW. Chris discusses how Orange has successfully secured over $150 million in investments from the Federal Government and explores Orange’s new focus on landside developments that will ensure continued economic growth for the region.
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.
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
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.