Star Weekly - Oliver Lees

Melbourne Airport has revealed its plans for its third runway, following the release of key documents that will guide the process.

The airport released its draft Master Plan and preliminary Major Development Plan for the runway today, which will aim to increase capacity at the state’s largest airport.

The planning documents detail the vision of a north-south orientated runway that is 3000-metres long, with an estimated completion date by the end of the decade.

The draft Master Plan indicates that the runway will be located approximately 1.3 kilometres west of the existing north-south runway.

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