Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 18 Jun 2015
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Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
I wonder if it's going to end up like HRI
Emirates Airlines - Skywards
Member since 30 Nov 2015
Total posts 419
It's all happening in Melbourne town this week, 3rd Airport out in the sticks and 5th Terminal at Tulla. Shame we still can't get a train into the CBD from Melbourne Airport. With ghastly public transport connections at Melbourne and Avalon, I would imagine this third Airport would be just as marooned.
Member since 13 Jul 2012
Total posts 151
Has anyone figured out what to do with the second one?
Member since 10 Jun 2015
Total posts 72
They would be better off offering to pay for building the train to Tulla and collecting the monies from that keeping it in private ownership.
Member since 02 Apr 2017
Total posts 167
Member since 25 Mar 2014
Total posts 198
Koo Wee Rup International, it has a certain ring to it.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 20 Dec 2011
Total posts 9
Maybe the 3rd airport will be located somewhere near a rail line
. Certainly a sothern airport will benefit amny resedents southg of the Yarra
Member since 03 Mar 2012
Total posts 5
A decent train connection to both Tulla & Avalon would certainly help everyone. A train that rain from the Frankston line to Tullamarine would be the icing on the cake.
Member since 04 Apr 2014
Total posts 137
With the level of development on that side of Melbourne and long travel times across the city this is a logical initiative. Makes much more sense than Avalon ever did.
Member since 15 Sep 2012
Total posts 91
Avalon was never intended to be used as a 2nd Melbourne airport. Built in 50s as government aircraft factory expanded and for jet aircraft training. Melbourne now expected to be larger than Sydney by 2050. Majority of people live in south east suburbs. Airport in that area makes sense.
Member since 22 Jul 2015
Total posts 83
Well yeah of course Melbourne needs a third airport like a hole in the head. Try a rail link first. 75 mins to travel to the airport last Thursday leaving at 3.45 pm.
Member since 07 Jan 2017
Total posts 12
Forget Avalon. It is in the Tullamarine catchment area. The question "Do you think Melbourne needs a second airport" should have been asked.
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