Newcastle Williamtown Airport commences terminal upgrades to accommodate international services

    Newcastle Williamtown Airport commenced a AUD850,000 (USD636,102) terminal upgrade project to include enhanced security, customs and immigration facilities in preparation for international service (Daily Telegraph/Newcastle Herald, 01-May-2017). The project is funded via the New South Wales Government’s Regional Tourism Infrastructure Fund. Airport CEO Peter Cock said the airport is in talks with Australian and New Zealand carriers, eyeing services to Auckland, Bali and Fiji. The airport is expected to be ready to handle international services by late 2017.