Western Sydney Airport Lease granted to WSA Co

Western Sydney Airport Lease granted to WSA Co

18 May 2018

On Thursday 17 May, The Australian Government officially signed over the Western Sydney Airport site to WSA Co Limited (WSA Co). The granting of the lease formalises WSA Co's right to build and operate the airport.

WSA Co's CEO, Graham Millett said: “We are delighted to accept the Airport Lease from the Commonwealth Government and look forward to delivering a world class airport in Western Sydney.”

WSA Co was incorporated on 7 August 2017 as a wholly Commonwealth-owned company. The Commonwealth Government has committed to investing up to $5.3 billion in equity in WSA Co to build Western Sydney Airport, a full-service international, domestic and freight airport.

Read the full media release from the Hon Paul Fletcher, Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities, Sydney, and the Hon David Coleman, Assistant Minister for Finance.