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The Western Sydney Aerotropolis

The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is an 11,200-hectare area surrounding the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport, located in the Western Parkland City.

About the Aerotropolis

The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is set to become a thriving economic centre, building a stronger future for Western Sydney.

Located around the new Western Sydney International Airport at Badgerys Creek, the Aerotropolis will focus on advanced manufacturing, technology, research, training and education, freight and logistics, agribusiness, and mixed-use development. At its heart will be Australia's newest city— Bradfield City Centre.

More highly skilled jobs will become available closer to home for all Western Sydney residents. This includes new opportunities in emerging industries such as advanced manufacturing, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, aerospace and defence, high tech food production, and pharmaceutical manufacturing.

5 of the 10 Aerotropolis precincts have been identified for delivery in Stage 1:

The Aerotropolis is located within the Liverpool and Penrith local government areas (LGAs). These councils form part of the Western Sydney Planning Partnership Office, a partnership between the eight councils of the Western Parkland City and the NSW Government, who are collectively developing the planning framework for the Aerotropolis.

To read more about the 10 precincts identified as part of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis Precinct Plan 2022, please visit the NSW Planning Portal.

Investment opportunities

Investing in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis will connect you to a network of industry and innovation, linking research, commercial activity, and sustainability with a world-class workforce.

The Aerotropolis will be the beating heart of the Western Parkland City; a thriving, connected economy offering a diverse and dynamic population, skilled and educated workforce, and a vibrant lifestyle.