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.
BSc (Aviation Management)
Karst is a senior airport planner with international experience working for many different clients and airports, successfully delivering high quality solutions for complex projects.
In addition to leading reviews and studies in support of planning activities at various major international airports, Karst has spent time on secondment to Heathrow Airport Ltd and Abu Dhabi Airports Corporation, where he has gained a deep appreciation of the airport planning task.
Karst has been responsible for terminal design and capacity studies, airfield design, data analysis and modelling, height restriction assessments, market analysis and stakeholder engagement.
- Airport master planning and optioneering
- Functional planning
- Data and flight schedule analysis
- Market analysis and traffic forecasts
- Airport modelling
- Airport height restriction planning
- Operational strategies
- Capacity and demand assessments
- Project management and business development
- Stakeholder and client engagement
- Bachelor of Aviation Engineering - Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
- Air Transport Policy and Planning - University of Westminster
- Aerodrome Reporting Officer - Australian Airports Association