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Sydney International terminal upgrade and expansion completed

9-Jun-2010 9:33 AM

Australia's Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Anthony Albanese, announced plans to celebrate the completion of the expansion and upgrade of Sydney International Airport's departures level on 11-Jun-2010. The expansion and upgrade of the terminal commenced in 2007 and has involved expanding the departures level by 7,300sqm, opening a new outbound Customs hall building and a new security screening area for essential aviation security measures, providing more waiting areas, increasing the number of F&B and retail outlets, commissioning a new arrivals baggage reclaim carousel for A380 capacity and refurbishing 30,000sqm of the existing departures level. [more]