Essendon Airport is a General Aviation and Corporate Jet Airport situated at the intersection of the Tullamarine and Calder Freeways, just 10 kilometers from Melbourne. 

Essendon Airport provides facilities and services for International and Domestic corporate aircraft, aircraft maintenance, airfreight, aircraft charter and emergency air service providers. Combined, these operators undertake more than 50,000 annual aircraft movements.

Situated on 305 hectares, the airport has two runways, and comprises a significant mix of aviation and non aviation activities.  Since 2001, the airport has undertaken numerous upgrades and is now one of the leading General Aviation and Corporate Jet Airports in Australia.


Latest News

  1. 5o Years on the Beatles arrive at Essendon Airport again

    On June 14 it was exactly 50 years since the Beatles first arrived at Essendon Airport on their famous tour of Australia.

  2. Hotel Major Development Plan

    Essendon Airport Pty Ltd (EAPL) has prepared a preliminary draft version of a Major Development Plan for the proposed development of a hotel on the airport site. Public consultation will commence on Wednesday 28 May 2014 for a period of 60 business days, closing on 20 August 2014.

  3. Essendon Airport’s 2013 Master Plan Approved

    Essendon Airport today welcomed the formal Federal Government approval for its 20-year 2013 Master Plan. Then click on heading to reveal full story.

  4. Runway 08/26

    This notice provides initial advice to operators on EAPL’s plans for the overlay of RWY 08 26, and more immediate arrangements for the night closure of RWY 08 26 to accommodate survey works. It is intended undertake this project in early 2015. We expect a project duration of 3 to 4 weeks subject to favourable weather conditions. Timing for the works will depend on final contact arrangements however tentative dates of 27 January to 21 February are being contemplated.

Master Plan

The Essendon Airport Master Plan is a 20 year plan that outlines the development strategy and planning controls for the airport.

Click here for further details and to download the Master Plan