Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss has approved Alice Springs Airport’s 2015 Master Plan, providing a framework to guide the airport’s development until 2035.Master Plans are prepared by all of Australia’s major airports to provide stakeholders with a guide to their long-term growth and development.
Airnorth has expanded its reach across the Territory with its new services between Darwin and Alice Springs, which begin today.The regional airline will connect passengers along the length of Territory with the new ‘centre run’, which incorporates Katherine and Tennant Creek. Flights will operate three times a week and make it easier for people living in the Katherine and Barkly regions to travel around Australia and the world from Alice Springs and Darwin.
Expanding on its award-winning solar energy station, Alice Springs Airport will soon have one of the largest airport solar systems in the countryAlice Springs Airport (ASP) is building on its innovative solar energy project, with plans to add more than 1000 photovoltaic (PV) panels to an extended shaded parking area.
Travelling to and from Central Australia becomes even easier from today with the first of Virgin Australia’s new Alice Springs flights arriving from Darwin.Operating three times a week, the services connect Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide. Conveniently timed, passengers can depart Darwin in the early morning for Adelaide via Alice Springs, and return to the NT in the early afternoon. The flights will also increase connections from Europe and Asia through to Alice Springs via Darwin.
Alice Springs Airport (ASA) was named Major Airport of the Year at last night’s National Airport Industry Awards. Tennant Creek Airport (TCA) took home the award for Regional Airport of the Year (less than 50,000 passengers). NT Airports CEO Ian Kew was the recipient of a Chairman’s Award, which celebrates individuals that have made a significant contribution to the Association or to the wider industry.
Alice Springs Airport wants to make sure you start your visit to Central Australia as comfortably as possible. A range of retail facilities, services and amenities are available for visitors to our airport.... read more
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