9:21 AM, 17°C SHOWERS. BECOMING WINDY. Tue 02 Sep 2014(SYDNEY TIME)

International Terminal Expansion and Upgrade

Sydney Airport is upgrading the International Terminal. 

The upgrade of the departures level is complete, providing passengers with a better travel experience.

The new passenger processing and security screening areas have opened and there are new shops, restaurants and waiting areas.



Key elements of the upgrade include:

Expansion of the departures level by 7,300 square metres

  •  Redevelopment of 30,000 square metres of the existing departures level
  •  New outbound border control and security screening area
  •  New food and beverage outlets
  •  A new outbound baggage handling system and early checked baggage storage system
  •  New arrivals level baggage reclaim carousels for increased A380 capacity
  •  More waiting areas and additional seating for passengers
  •  An additional 120 metres of moving walkways