The Bankstown Airport Sydney New South Wales Australia

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Bankstown International Airport

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Bankstown Airport, also known as Sydney Metro Airport is located in in close proximity to the Sydney CBD and Western Sydney business hubs.

Bankstown Airpor has app. 170 tenants on site and is a major centre of economic activity generating employment for 6,000 people, it makes a significant contribution to the local economy. 

Bankstown Airport and Camden are the leading General Aviation and Recreation Airports in New South Wales. Bankstown Airport operates 24 hours a day, with limitations placed on night circuit training. In the calendar year of 2009, Airservices Australia recorded over 347,000 aircraft movements at the airport, making it the second busiest airport in Australia. The airport is a major hub of Australian general aviation, is home to numerous fixed-wing and helicopter flying schools, charter operators, aircraft maintenance businesses, and private aircraft. The small passenger terminal is capable of handling up to 200 passengers per hour.



General Information
Bankstown Airport,
+61 2 9796 2300
Airport Codes
Time code:
GMT + 10
1 (Small)
Map Bankstown Airport
Coordinates 33°55′28″S 150°59′18″E

Heron Airlines
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Pacific Flight Services
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Corporate Air
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Car Rental
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Carparking Yes
Shops Yes
Transport Yes
Nearest City Bankstown

Location Bankstown Airport

Bankstown Airport is a general aviation airport and business park located 22 km from the central business district of Sydney, Australia. The airport is situated on 313 ha - 770 acres - of land and has three parallel runways, several apron areas, a small passenger terminal and a business park. The airport has four runways; the primary runway (11C/29C) is 1415mx30m and is rated at 20 tonnes and limited at 50 tonnes MTOW.

Parking Bankstown Airport

While there are areas dedicated for parking the airport currently does not charge for vehicle parking. All vehicles parked on airport property do so at the owners risk.

Transport Bankstown Airport

Bankstown Airport is accessible by private or public transport, Bankstown has access by air (Bankstown Airport), river (Georges River) and road (Hume Highway and the M5 Motorway). At peak times, a train leaves Bankstown for the inner city every 15 minutes. The M5 Motorway, M5 East Extension, Hume Highway and other key roads can take you in whatever direction you like. 

Bankstown Airport is app. 30 minutes by direct rail link or road from Sydney's Central Business District, Sydney Airport and other key locations.

Bankstown Rail Line runs into the centre of Bankstown, and the East Hills Line runs through the south of Bankstown.  Bus networks intersect the City of Bankstown to the north, south east and west. Click here for more.

Arriving passengers can arrange for taxi pick up at the terminal. The main airport entrance is also serviced by a local bus service to Bankstown railway station.

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Bankstown is a suburb in south-western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia located 20 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre of the local government area of the City of Bankstown.

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