Major Development Plans
Certain types of development are defined in section 89 of the Airports Act 1996 as being ‘major airport development’. Before undertaking such development, airports must prepare and publicly exhibit for comment a draft Major Development Plan (MDP). The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport is the consent authority for MDPs.
Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) identifies when a MDP is required, assists in the preparation of the MDP and manages the process with the client and Commonwealth, State and Local Government.
This page displays the draft MDPs for public comment and MDPs approved by the Australian Government.
Domestic Terminal Northern Regional Satellite
Brisbane Airport Corporation Limited (BAC) submits this draft Major Development Plan for a proposed Domestic Terminal Northern Regional Satellite at Brisbane Airport.The project will deliver a remote holding lounge for passengers processed from the Domestic Terminal. In the interim passengers will be transferred by bussing however in future the holding lounge will be connected by a covered walkway.
The project will increase the Domestic Terminal’s capacity to handle passenger throughput by the introduction of gates for aircraft servicing regional and interstate routes.Accordingly the project will consolidate operators of rural, regional routes, and some Fly-In-Fly-Out routes into a purpose built integrated space.
The draft Major Development Plan for the proposed Domestic Terminal Northern Regional Satellite has been prepared under the Airports Act 1996 (Cth) and is available for public comment for a period of 60 business days.
The draft Major Development Plan will be available on the website for public comment until close of business 4 March 2015.You can view the draft MDP by clicking on the link below.
Commercial Office Development - Approved Major Development Plan
The draft Major Development Plan (MDP) for the Commercial Office Development was released for the 60 business day public comment period in accordance with the requirements of the Airports Act 1996 (Cth).
On 13 May 2014, the Honourable Warren Truss, Minster for Infrastructure and Regional Development approved the MDP for the Hotel Development, located in Airport Village (Skygate) Precinct, Brisbane Airport.
You can view the approved MDP by clicking on the link below.