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Civil operations serving Sydney may commence at Richmond by 2017: Transport Minister

13-May-2013 12:54 PM

Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese said (10-May-2013) there is potential for civil operations to commence at RAAF Base Richmond by 2017 to support operations at Sydney Airport. Mr Albanese also said the base may be used to provide capacity for the Central Coast and Hunter regions. Mr Albanese said a decision on the location of a second airport for Sydney would depend on the outcome of a geotechnical analysis of the proposed site at Wilton. [more - original PR]