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NAL_logo_tagAbout Newcastle Airport

  •  Named ‘Major Airport of the Year’ at the 2018 Australian Airports Association Industry Awards.
  •  Newcastle Airport is the second international gateway into New South Wales and the second busiest airport in the state.
  • Serviced by Jetstar, Virgin Australia, QantasLink, Regional Express, and FlyPelican to eight direct domestic destinations and onward to more than 65 worldwide destinations.
  •  Newcastle Airport is the gateway to Australia’s largest regional economy, with more than $43 billion annual output and 48,500 businesses.
  •  A significant economic driver, Newcastle Airport contributes more than $1.1 billion to the state’s economy each year.  Of this, $300 million is direct to the visitor economy, supporting 3,300 jobs.
  •  On 22 March 2018, Newcastle Airport released its 60-year Master Plan, which includes a 20-year blueprint for growth, projections and business development of the Airport.
  •  Newcastle Airport Pty Ltd is jointly owned by City of Newcastle and Port Stephens Council and is governed by an independent, skills-based Board of Directors.
  •  FY17/18 passenger results saw Newcastle Airport break its all-time FY record with 1,272,634 travellers passing through the terminal.
  • A record-breaking 4,823 passengers travelled through Newcastle Airport on Thursday 24 November 2018 (the day before Newcastle Supercars).  The same weekend (Thurs-Mon), saw more than 21,000 through the Airport.
  • In December 2018, Newcastle Airport welcomed its 18 millionth passenger through the terminal since 1995. 
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