Aviation Projects has provided assistance to the Wagner Group from the initial planning approval through to the construction and operation of Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport and continues to provide valuable ongoing advice and support.
Aviation Projects provided expert advice and guidance on a range of matters including the preparation of initial demand forecasts and scope of aircraft operations, concept layouts, concept airspace and aircraft flight paths and consideration of various other planning and operations matters. They have also provided advice on aeronautical infrastructure requirements and costs and operational advice on a variety of matters. Aviation Projects was able to assist with the introduction and ongoing operation of B747-800F aircraft by preparing a safety case that was approved by CASA.
Managing Director, Keith Tonkin, is thoroughly professional in all of his work and takes pride in providing a tailored solution that considers all aspects of a client’s strategic intent, including the short and long term implications of various recommended actions.
Aviation Projects has been integral to the success of our airport and continues to be a valued advisor to our business.
Aviation Projects worked in conjunction with Airport Consultancy Group (ACG) and AEC Group Ltd to prepare a detailed analysis of the requirements and suitability of developing the Warwick and Stanthorpe aerodromes for future industrial use on behalf of Southern Downs Regional Council.
Consideration was given to:
- regulatory and policy context
- environmental protection
- legislative requirements
- planning controls and planning parameters for future operations
- infrastructure and facilities
- noise impacts
- environmental impacts
- heritage management
- ground transport
- air traffic movements
- current and future stakeholder considerations and compatibility.
A feasibility study considered Council’s level of involvement in the development of the aerodromes, highlighting potential strategies to allow for industrial development at both locations and the possibility of developing additional hangar space for recreational users. A comprehensive stakeholder consultation plan was carried out to maximise the opportunity for the local community and aviation stakeholders to provide input, to determine existing and future demand, as well as any needs and expectations that each stakeholder may have. From this a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) was developed based on research, feedback and approach.
The results of the study will assist Council to plan for the future of the aerodromes and ensure robust decision-making about future financial investment in infrastructure and services and will provide strategic input for any funding applications and advocacy activities.
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