23.02.2017 – 12:02 pm
Essendon Fields CEO, Chris Cowan Statement
Essendon Airport has reopened with the first regional flight taking off this morning at 6.50am. The Sharp Airlines flight bound for Warrnambool transported 11 passengers.
Essendon Airport thanks all regional passengers, regional carriers and everyone else impacted by the closure for their understanding and co-operation.
DFO and the adjacent Homemaker Centre will remain closed until further notice while investigations continue.
Essendon Fields will continue to work closely with authorities and investigators and will provide further updates as information becomes available.