Central Coast Airport concept

Current status

Expression of interest for Central Coast Airport general aviation industry hub are now open! Find out more... 

Studies (in 2015) into population growth projections, passenger demand forecasts and economic impact have shown that an airport is essential infrastructure for the Central Coast's growth. 

After investigating a number of sites and larger concepts, Council decided on 28 October 2015 to progress with plans to establish a General Aviation Industry Hub and small regional airport, to be developed in stages, at Warnervale Aerodrome, which was renamed as Central Coast Airport in 2016.

Council is now implementing the necessary steps to ensure the proposed airport delivers on expectations from the community, business and the aeronautical industry. 

Why plan for a General Aviation Industry Hub at Central Coast Airport? 

It is estimated that a General Aviation Industry Hub at Central Coast Airport would provide a significant economic boost to the Central Coast economy and boost tourism.  See how regional airports help boost local economies

Why this location?  

Thorough due diligence through a range of studies have led to the selection of this location.  See more about the airport's proposed location.

How big will the airport be?

This is a concept for a smaller regional airport with one runway that would operate around a General Aviation Industry Hub. 

What happens next?

We are at the start of a very long and complex process that will have many studies and stages of community involvement.  Read about what has happened so far and what steps are ahead?

Links to key documents