The current Alice Springs Airport terminal opened on 8th December 1991 to much fanfare. Built to process over 1.2 million passengers per year and with a roof area covering over 13,000 square metres, it is still one of Central Australia’s largest commercial buildings.
Alice Springs Airport has opened a new facility of which its very purpose is as versatile as its namesake! Named after one of the Northern Territory’s most extraordinary women, Molly (O’Donnell) Clark, the facility is a multi-function room for up to twelve people available for hire for conferences, meetings and training.
Alice Springs Airport (ASA) will be testing its emergency response plan in today’s field exercise. The exercise, which will begin at approximately 2pm, will feature a simulated B737 aircraft crash that results in a fire and injured passengers.
Local Alice Springs’ contractor Probuild(NT) has been awarded a significant contract to the tune of $3 million to replace the ageing air-conditioning system at Alice Springs Airport. Installed in 1991, the air conditioning system is due for an upgrade, having exceeded the end of its design life.
New shade structures at Alice Springs Airport will protect travellers’ vehicles from the weather while harnessing the sun’s rays to power the airport.An innovative $1.9 million project will see power generated from 2004 photovoltaic panels on top of 198 shaded long-term parking spots, says the airport’s General Manager Dave Batic.This third stage of the airport’s solar project will increase generating capacity to more than 800 kW, making the airport almost self-sufficient in its power needs, he said.
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