SYDNEY, Australia -- Qantas completed a $250 million redevelopment
of its domestic terminal at Sydney Airport.
The redevelopment is part of an ongoing upgrade and expansion
project of Qantas terminal facilities that is needed to accommodate
continued passenger growth, which it projects at 5% annually over
the next five years.
Six times larger than its original size at more than 900,000
square feet, the two-level terminal is equipped with an additional
seven aircraft parking positions, providing a total of 14 new
The new terminal has a total of 32 walk-through check-in
counters that expedite passenger flow and also has the first
automated baggage sorting system ever installed in an Australian
There is also a new Qantas Club Lounge with seating for 750,
plus a comprehensive business center. Another feature of the
terminal is a new concourse with 18 shops, including specialty food
outlets, luxury goods and clothing.