Mount Gambier Regional Airport

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Mount Gambier Regional Airport Redevelopment Project - A Federal, State and Local Government Initiative

Planning and development for this project has been undertaken in collaboration with various government agencies and in consultation with business and industry over many years. A redeveloped airport for the Limestone Coast Region is therefore well recognised and supported. Planning, concept design, civil works and building activities for both airside and landside projects are planned to be completed by December 2020.

The Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund is supporting the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade with a grant of $3.51M.

The funding partners in this project are:

Australia Government
Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

$3.51M

South Australian Government
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

$4.036M

District Council of Grant
Local Government

$1.154M

City of Mount Gambier
Local Government

$500K

Total Project

$9.2M



Lead Contractors


Mount Gambier Regional Airport Redevelopment Project - A Federal, State and Local Government Initiative

Planning and development for this project has been undertaken in collaboration with various government agencies and in consultation with business and industry over many years. A redeveloped airport for the Limestone Coast Region is therefore well recognised and supported. Planning, concept design, civil works and building activities for both airside and landside projects are planned to be completed by December 2020.

The Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund is supporting the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade with a grant of $3.51M.

The funding partners in this project are:

Australia Government
Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

$3.51M

South Australian Government
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

$4.036M

District Council of Grant
Local Government

$1.154M

City of Mount Gambier
Local Government

$500K

Total Project

$9.2M



Lead Contractors


  • Local trades on board for the airport terminal!

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    8 months ago

    Council and Kennett Builders are pleased to
    announce the following early (and major) trades that are all local for the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade:

    Demolition: South East Asbestos
    Civil: Gambier Earth Movers
    Structural Steel: DMK Engineering
    Electrical: Stuckey Electrical
    Plumbing: Maloney Plumbing

    Council and Kennett Builders are pleased to
    announce the following early (and major) trades that are all local for the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade:

    Demolition: South East Asbestos
    Civil: Gambier Earth Movers
    Structural Steel: DMK Engineering
    Electrical: Stuckey Electrical
    Plumbing: Maloney Plumbing

  • Kennett Mobilise on site at Mount Gambier Regional Airport

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    8 months ago

    Patrons to the Mount Gambier Regional Airport will start to see some activity from next Monday (4 November). Kennett Builders will be out and about establishing the site, which will include fencing and some directional signage.

    The aim is to minimise any potential disruptions wherever possible.

    If you'd like to track the progress follow the Kennett Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/kennettbuilders

    Patrons to the Mount Gambier Regional Airport will start to see some activity from next Monday (4 November). Kennett Builders will be out and about establishing the site, which will include fencing and some directional signage.

    The aim is to minimise any potential disruptions wherever possible.

    If you'd like to track the progress follow the Kennett Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/kennettbuilders

  • Kennett's Win $4.195 million construction contract for the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Terminal Project

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    9 months ago

    In an announcement made by Acting CEO Jane Fetherstonhaugh, Kennett’s were identified as the preferred contractor through Council’s rigorous procurement evaluation process. Factors assessed include quotes and pricing, regional economic benefits and the ability to form a strong working relationship between Ashley Halliday Architects, Council and the team from Kennett’s.

    In an announcement made by Acting CEO Jane Fetherstonhaugh, Kennett’s were identified as the preferred contractor through Council’s rigorous procurement evaluation process. Factors assessed include quotes and pricing, regional economic benefits and the ability to form a strong working relationship between Ashley Halliday Architects, Council and the team from Kennett’s.

  • Assessment Panel gives green light to airport development

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    9 months ago

    The Council Assessment Panel (CAP) has granted Development Plan Consent for the District Council of Grant to proceed with the redevelopment and expansion of the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Terminal Building. Based on an independent Development Assessment Report from Wayne Gladigau (MasterPlan) consent was given based on the plans prepared by Ashley Halliday Architecture. The development will be constructed within the existing footprint of the terminal building and also incorporate some vacant land on the north east side to allow for a larger terminal to be built; increasing the floor area to 1,060sqm.

    The Council Assessment Panel (CAP) has granted Development Plan Consent for the District Council of Grant to proceed with the redevelopment and expansion of the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Terminal Building. Based on an independent Development Assessment Report from Wayne Gladigau (MasterPlan) consent was given based on the plans prepared by Ashley Halliday Architecture. The development will be constructed within the existing footprint of the terminal building and also incorporate some vacant land on the north east side to allow for a larger terminal to be built; increasing the floor area to 1,060sqm.

  • Ashley Halliday Architects awarded contract for terminal design

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    9 months ago

    Council has awarded a $239,500 contract to Ashley Halliday Architects for the design of the airport terminal. Four consultants were invited to submit tenders, and Ashley Halliday represented the best option for Council. They have experience in the Kangaroo Island Terminal, which was one of 12 finalists in the World Architecture Festival transport Award.




    Council has awarded a $239,500 contract to Ashley Halliday Architects for the design of the airport terminal. Four consultants were invited to submit tenders, and Ashley Halliday represented the best option for Council. They have experience in the Kangaroo Island Terminal, which was one of 12 finalists in the World Architecture Festival transport Award.




  • Construction begins at Mount Gambier Regional Airport

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    9 months ago

    Construction has commenced on the $9.2M Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade project with Heenan Earthworks, the lead contractor for the runway and heavy apron beginning on site.

    Construction has commenced on the $9.2M Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade project with Heenan Earthworks, the lead contractor for the runway and heavy apron beginning on site.

  • $3.5M funding announcement from the Building Better Regions Fund Round 2

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    9 months ago

    The $9.2M Mount Gambier Regional Airport project will now proceed after a $3.5M funding announcement from the Building Better Regions Fund Round 2. Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government, the Hon Dr John McVeigh, MP, travelled to Mount Gambier to make the announcement with District Council of Grant Mayor Richard Sage, City of Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee and Member for Barker, Mr Tony Pasin, MP.

    The $9.2M Mount Gambier Regional Airport project will now proceed after a $3.5M funding announcement from the Building Better Regions Fund Round 2. Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government, the Hon Dr John McVeigh, MP, travelled to Mount Gambier to make the announcement with District Council of Grant Mayor Richard Sage, City of Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee and Member for Barker, Mr Tony Pasin, MP.