Major upgrades completed for Victoria's busiest regional airport

Mildura Airport is soon to welcome larger aircraft and an increase in air traffic movements with the completion of major upgrades to lengthen and strengthen the runway. The runway overlay project was jointly funded by the Australian Government, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development ($10 million), Mildura Airport ($6 million) and Mildura Rural Council ($4 million) for a strengthening and preservation overlay. The Victorian State Government, through Regional Development Victoria, contributed $5.047 million to fund the runway extension by 150m. The joint $25 million project will extend the lifespan of the runway by 15 years. Mildura Airport is Victoria’s largest and busiest regi

Mount Gambier Airport receives $3.5 million in Federal funding for upgrades

Mount Gambier airport is set to receive upgrades with a 120 metre runway extension, a new heavy vehicle parking area, luggage area and a weather protected passenger drop-off zone. The new facilities will improve the air travel experience between the major regional centre and Adelaide by providing increased capacity for aircraft types and tourism opportunities for the Limestone Coast, improvement for air freight, domestic commuting and medical and social services. Minister for Regional Development John McVeigh is hopeful the upgrade will provide more opportunities for tourism and business "This project will unlock the potential of the whole Limestone Coast region, that's jobs and opportunitie

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