Sunshine Coast Maroochydore Airport selects Beca Consultants to design new runway

    Sunshine Coast Maroochydore Airport awarded Beca Consultants Pty Ltd the contract to design a new 2450m x 45m compliant runway, as part of the airport’s wider expansion project. The AUD1.9 million (USD1.4 million) contract was awarded following a competitive tender process. Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson commented the new runway will “open up” the airport to international markets in Asia and Western Pacific upon completion in late 2020. The airport expects to announce the construction contractor soon.