Sydney Airport


3 May 2014

This briefing paper analyses, at a theoretical level, the potential economic benefits of secondary airport competition in the Sydney context.


On the 3rd April 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published their latest airport monitoring report which found that...


8 Sep 2003

This document traces the long running debates and numerous proposals and government reviews going back over 50 years concerning the need for and possible locations of a second major airport to serve Sydney.

Working paper

URP Working Paper No. 20
15 Dec 1989

This paper disputes prevalent narratives that the decision to build a third runway at Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport KSA) was a policy succcess. It argues that congestion at KSA was largely caused by unpredicted changes in the worldwide aviation sector, and not by past government...



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