Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport also known as Kingsford Smith Airpor is located in the Sydney suburb of Mascot. It is the major airport serving Sydney, and is a major hub for Qantas. Sydney Airport is one of the oldest continually operated airports in the world, and the busiest airport in Australia, handling 31.9 million passengers and 290,346 aircraft movements in 2007. It was the 28th busiest airport in the world in 2003, but has not been in the top 30 since then. The airport is managed by Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (SACL) and the current CEO is Russell Balding.


Sydney Airport has a reputation around the world for exceptionally high levels of passenger service as well as outstanding facilities for airlines and other aviation-related businesses.

Sydney Airport proud that their airport has been consistently ranked as one of the best airports in the world by industry respected passenger satisfaction surveys. In the 2005 Skytrax Airport of the Year Award, Sydney Airport was in the Top Ten worldwide.

Sydney Airport look forward to welcoming you to their airport and delighting you with the high levels of service that the millions of passengers visiting them annually continue to enjoy.

Safety and security throughout the airport precinct is afforded the highest of priorities. Government regulated security requirements are a key focus of Sydney Airport. Front line security roles are primarily performed by contracted specialist security firms, with Sydney Airport maintaining a strong policy, management and coordination role.

Passenger screening at Sydney Airport operated terminals is performed to Australian Government standards using x-ray machines, walk through metal detectors and hand held metal detectors. Explosive trace detection systems were introduced at the passenger screening point in October 2003, with random screening of passengers and carry on goods. There were more than 300,000 French passengers travelling to and from Australia in 2008.

Sydney Airport has welcomed Air Austral which Mid June 2009 will commence flying a twice weekly service between Sydney and Paris via Reunion Island.

"Expanding Sydney's access to the global aviation network strengthens Sydney as a global city and enhances our attractiveness as an international tourist destination.

Sydney Airport’s International Terminal is currently undergoing a major upgrade and expansion of its facilities. This is a strategically important infrastructure investment as Sydney Airport is a major contributor to Sydney's economic growth.

Sydney Airport has welcomed Tiger Airways’ announcement that it will start flying from Sydney in July 2009.

Tiger Airways Australia will be expanding its network by adding the new Sydney-Melbourne route.

Sydney Airport is a major contributor to Sydney’s economy and the arrival of Tiger Airways is very good news for all those people employed in Sydney’s tourism, hospitality, and related industries.

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Location

Sydney Airport
The Ulm Building, 1 Link Rd Sydney International Terminal
NSW 2020
Australia

Contact Info
Telephone: 
+61 2 9667 9111

Sydney Airport Weather info
Clear sky

Location of this weather station:
1.5 km South

Reported on:
Fri, 2018-10-19 19:00


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