Aviation Industry Fact
Australia’s airports are important transport and economic hubs, handling over 120 million passenger movements in 2008-09.
(Commonwealth of Australia. National Aviation Policy White Paper, Flight Path to the Future. 2009.)
The volume of freight flown into and out of Australia has more than doubled over the last 20 years and is expected to increase by almost 110% from 5.5 to 11.4 billion tonne kilometres by 2030.