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Information about the work of  Orange City Council, located in the Central West of NSW

Airport Expansion Stages

~ The expansion of the Orange Regional Airport was completed in 2015. These pages are provided for research and reference purposes only . All stages of community consultation held in preparation for the expansion have been completed.


A major project such as this Airport Expansion will happen in stages.

Stage 1

Airport Upgrade Plan .. Single-click to see larger imageThe first stage of the project will include:

  • Expanding aircraft parking area by 5470 square metres,
  • widening ‘Taxiway A’ by 1150 square metres,
  • widening and strengthening ‘Taxiway B’ to 8900 square metres,
  • extend taxiway,
  • construct access road,
  • upgrade water, sewerage and drainage services to existing general aviation area and
  • property purchases

Stage 2

  • 2.2km of relocated rural road, including associated service relocations, fencing and drainage works

Stage 3

  • A 538m long, 30m wide bitumen sealed runway extension including associated directional lighting and pavement markings.

Stage 4