12:14 AM, 17°C SHOWER OR TWO. Sat 28 May 2016(SYDNEY TIME)

Sydney Airport is currently under single runway operations due to high winds, which is likely to impact flights throughout the day. Travellers are please advised to check with their airline for status updates.

Major Development Plans


Certain types of development are defined in section 89 of the Airports Act 1996 as being ‘major airport development’. Before undertaking such development, airports must prepare and publicly exhibit for comment a draft Major Development Plan (MDP). The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport is the consent authority for MDPs.

The following MDPs have been approved by the Australian Government and remain in force:

T2/T3 Ground Access Solutions and Hotel

Approved MDP

Car Parking & Commercial Facilities, International Terminal Precinct

Approved MDP

MDP Office Development, International Terminal Precinct

Approved MDP

Runway Safety Enhancement, Runway 25 - Runway End Safety Area

Approved MDP