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2018 Commonwealth Games: Gold Coast Airport to complete $300m upgrade in time for athletes’ arrival

The ABC’s Ashleigh Stevenson reports (6.3.16) on plans to significantly expand the carrying capacity of the Gold Coast airport prior to the commencement of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. This follows other recent government plans to increase or improve transport facilities and related infrastructure ahead of the event.

‘Construction is about to begin on a $300 million upgrade of the Gold Coast Airport ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

‘The development includes construction of a new three-storey international terminal and four aerobridges.

‘The expansion will cater for thousands of athletes, delegates and spectators expected to arrive for the games in two years’ time.

‘Gold Coast Tourism chief executive Martin Winter said it was vital the airport made a good impression.’

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