New Runway Project - Fact Sheets & Downloads
A series of fact sheets have been prepared to summarise information about the new runway for the benefit of all members of the community. The Major Development Plan for the ‘New Runway Project’ on the Perth Airport estate was approved by the Hon. Michael McCormack MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, on 21 November 2020.
Frequently Asked Questions
This document answers some of the frequently asked questions about the New Runway Project.
New Runway Project
Perth Airport is investing in an important piece of infrastructure for Western Australia. Find out all about it here.
What options were considered
As part of the initial planning for the new runway, several options were identified and assessed.
Why Perth Airport is important
Read about the vital role that Perth Airport plays for Western Australia's economic, social and culture development.
Discover how heritage impacts will be managed as part of the New Runway Project.
Changes to the road network
To facilitate construction and operation of the new runway, changes to the current access roads to Perth Airport will be required.
Extensive consultation has resulted in a draft Airspace Management Plan that supports safe and efficient operations of a new runway.
The new runway project has been designed to minimise or avoid effects on the environment where reasonably practicable.
Understanding aircraft noise
Perth Airport is committed to working with Airservices Australia, airlines, Commonwealth, State and Local governments to manage adverse aircraft noise impacts on the community.