Council is seeking your feedback on the draft West Sale Airport Master Plan Update 2017.
The draft plan follows a new format that aligns with the Australian Airports Association’s Regional Airports Master Plan template, provides data on aircraft movements and includes plans on the proposed runway extension and Eastern Recreational Aviation Precinct freehold development. Work has also been completed to produce a long range Australian Noise Exposure Forecast (ANEF) that is useful in describing noise.
Extending the runway from 1500m to 1800m will support Air Force pilot training in addition to providing greater opportunities for other types of aircraft to access the airport.
Comments and feedback on the draft West Sale Airport Master Plan Update 2017 can be made through a submission. All submissions must be received by 5pm Friday 2 June 2017. Please ensure that your submission:
- Clearly identifies the document name, draft West Sale Airport Master Plan 2017
- Sets out your views on the content of the document
- Sets out the changes that you would like to see in the document, if any
- Contains your contact details - including postal address (Name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider the submissions and to notify people of the next steps in the process).
You can view the document by clicking on the link below. Hard copies are also available at all Council libraries and Customer Service Centres in Sale and Yarram.
Submissions can be completed using the online form or via post to:
Business Development Team
West Sale Airport Master Plan Update 2017
Wellington Shire Council
PO Box 506
SALE VIC 3850
Council will also consult directly with a range of stakeholders such as directly affected landholders, airport operators, airport users and industry.
All submissions will be considered and the final West Sale Airport Master Plan 2017 will be presented to Council at a later date for consideration for adoption.
For further information please contact the Coordinator Aerodromes on 1300 366 244.