Melbourne Airport launches consultation on third runway alignment

1 July, 2019

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport announced (27-Jun-2019) its third runway will be subject to a period of further technical consultation with government, airlines and regulatory bodies following a detailed review of the proposed east west alignment. The consultation will extend through 2H2019. Melbourne Airport MD and CEO Lyell Strambi commented: "It is important to be clear that at this stage there has been no decision to change the direction of the runway. Instead, we will enter a period of technical consultation... to inform our final decision". [more - original PR]