Western Sydney Airport to be named after pioneering female aviator Nancy-Bird Walton

    Western Sydney Airport (WSA) announced (04-Mar-2019) the airport’s official name will honour Australian aviation pioneer Nancy-Bird Walton. WSA will now be known as Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. WSA is on track to open in 2026, with a second runway expected to be required by the 2050s.