Australia's Canberra Airport Managing Director Stephen Byron stated "Australian Federal and NSW governments should abandon hope of building a second main airport in the Sydney basin and upgrade Canberra's airport instead, linking the two cities with a high-speed rail link" (Sydney Morning Herald, 01-Sep-2010). Mr Byron said later that a rail link would be vital infrastructure within 20 years. An AUD350 million (USD314 million) upgrade to Canberra Airport is expected to be opened in the next five weeks.
Sydney's second airport should be Canberra: airport MD
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