Case Studies

Essendon Fields Airport: Attracting Investment and Strengthening Community Relationships Through Land-side Development

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. 
How the City of Busselton Secured a $60 Million Investment & Rebranded to Attract Tourism

How the City of Busselton Secured a $60 Million Investment & Rebranded to Attract Tourism

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
Encouraging Economic Growth with Airport Expansion and Landside Developments

Encouraging Economic Growth with Airport Expansion and Landside Developments

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.
Case Study: The Changing Nature of Air Services to New Zealand’s Regional Airports

Case Study: The Changing Nature of Air Services to New Zealand’s Regional Airports

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.
Case Study: Redeveloping Master Plan to Explore opportunities to develop the Horn Island Airport

Case Study: Redeveloping Master Plan to Explore opportunities to develop the Horn Island Airport

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
Case Study: Optimising cash flow by building on available assets

Case Study: Optimising cash flow by building on available assets

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.