Regional Airport has reached another significant milestone.
has passed the 400,000 passenger mark, an all-time record, and will reach
420,000 by the end of the financial year.
Airport Manager, Dennis Martin this result is particularly pleasing as it has
been achieved within a subdued domestic aviation environment nationally.
“We have been
working on a specific growth strategy for several years which involved the
development of detailed business proposals and extensive negotiations with our
airline partners and it is nice to see positive outcomes as a result,” he said.
is now serviced by five airlines, Qantaslink, Virgin Australia, Tigerair, Fly
Corporate and Fly Pelican operating direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne
Brisbane and Newcastle.
businesses critical mass is a cornerstone to a solid foundation for future
growth and sustainability and with the airport heading towards half a million
passengers per annum Coffs Harbour is fast becoming one of the best regional
airports in Australia.
work to the terminal and aircraft parking areas will ensure that Coffs Harbour
has the infrastructure and services to cater for projected growth for many years
of current works the airport will be able to process over 1,000 passengers per
hour during peak periods.