ABC News - Jameela Timmins

Brisbane Airport is embarking on a $5 billion upgrade, with construction to start on the domestic terminal this week.

It's part of the airport's Future BNE project, which includes more than 150 projects to transform the current facility ahead of the expected increase in travellers — set to climb by 10 million within the coming decade.

The Brisbane Airport upgrade is set to be finished in 2032 to accommodate Queensland's growing population

The domestic terminal will undergo construction first, with new additions expected to be finished in 2025

The upgrade will also allow passengers who have already checked in and only have carry-on baggage to enter security directly

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